Shenandoah Growers Organic Basil Recall [US]


Shenandoah Growers Organic Basil Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Shenandoah Growers, Inc., a Harrisonburg, Virginia establishment, recalls an estimated 15,000 packages of Organic Basil from the American marketplace due to suspected Cyclospora contamination and consequential Apicomplexan parasitic infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/CkOO30rlSoU

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/shenandoah-growers-inc-issues-limited-voluntary-recall-certain-imported-organic-basil-because

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Organic Basil Spice products are subject to this recall:

  • The Fresh Market Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334C296 and a UPC of 7-37094-23027-2
  • Good & Gather Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308E304 and a UPC of 0-85239-12215-0
  • Naturally Better Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308C296 and a UPC of 6-07880-20230-4
  • Naturally Better Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308A300 and a UPC of 6-07880-20230-4
  • Naturally Better Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308D300 and a UPC of 6-07880-20230-4
  • Nature’s Promise Organic Basil, sold in 4.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334E297 and a UPC of 6-88267-16220-6
  • Nature’s Promise Organic Basil, sold in 2.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334E297 and a UPC of 6-88267-54893-2
  • Nature ‘s Promise Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334E297 and a UPC of 6-88267-19910-3
  • Nature’s Promise Organic Basil, sold in 0.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334B296 and a UPC of 6-88267-19910-3
  • O Organics Organic Basil, sold in 0.66 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334C297 and a UPC of 0-79893-98072-0
  • O Organics Organic Basil, sold in 4.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV 14334E297 and a UPC of 0-79893-98081-2
  • Simple Truth Organic Basil, sold in 3.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308B294 and a UPC of 0-11110-00876-3
  • Simple Truth Organic Basil, sold in 3.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308D297 and a UPC of 0-11110-00876-3
  • That’s Tasty Organic Basil, sold in 3.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308E295 and a UPC of 7-68573-53001-9
  • That’s Tasty Organic Basil, sold in 2.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308E296 and a UPC of 7-68573-51510-8
  • That’s Tasty Organic Basil, sold in 3.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV64308A298 and a UPC of 7-68573-53001-9
  • Wild Harvest Organic Basil, sold in 0.25 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334C296 and a UPC of 7-11535-50450-4
  • Wild Harvest Organic Basil, sold in 4.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334C296 and a UPC of 7-11535-50323-1
  • Wild Harvest Organic Basil, sold in 2.0 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of PV14334C296 and a UPC of 7-11535-50762-8

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Organic Basil Spice products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, these were packed under branded and private label Fresh Cut Organic Certified Basil clamshell containers at its Jefferson, Georgia facility and Harrisonburg, VA facility with the following lot codes, all with the country of origin of Colombia. The recalled Organic Basil products were known to be distributed to select retail stores between 10/20/2020 and 10/30/2020 in various US states and districts including Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington DC. Due to this reported contamination, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Organic Certified Basil products identified above.

==> For information about Cyclospora Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Organic Basil products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the spices to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Cyclospora contamination and Apicomplexan parasitic infection.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Shenandoah Growers Consumer Response Center toll-free at 1-844-896-6939 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Organic Basil products, please search for “basil” or more generically, “spice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Cyclospora contamination, please search for “Cyclospora” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Shenandoah Growers, Inc, please search for “Shenandoah” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Fresh Market brand, please search for “Fresh Market” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Good & Gather brand, please search for “Good & Gather” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Naturally Better brand, please search for “Naturally Better” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the O Organics brand, please search for “O Organics” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Simple Truth brand, please search for “Simple Truth” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the That’s Tasty brand, please search for “That’s Tasty” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Wild Harvest brand, please search for “Wild Harvest” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 13802-2020
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