News Releases

April 7, 2014

Frontier Natural Products Co-op Initiates Recall Due to Possible Health Risk from Organic Black Peppercorns

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of products manufactured with organic black peppercorns that were sold under Frontier and Simply Organic brands, Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value and others due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Recalled products were sold in all 50 states and in some parts of Canada to distributors, retailers and consumers. Below is the list of products containing the organic black peppercorn:

Brand

Full Product Name

Size/ Weight

UPC Code

Lot Code

Frontier

Peppercorns Black Whole Black Organic

2.12oz

#0-89836-18435-1

3246, 3288

Frontier

Peppercorns Black Whole Black Organic

25lbs

#0-89836-82603-9

3226, 3288

Frontier

Peppercorns Black Whole Black Organic

16oz

#0-89836-02603-3

3256

Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value

365 Organic Peppercorns, Black Whole

2.12oz

#0-99482-44563-8

3246, 3287

Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value

365 Peppercorns, Black Whole

1.87oz

#0-99482-44497-6

3287

Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value

365 Value Size Peppercorns, Black Whole

8.08oz

#0-99482-44511-9

3260, 3267

Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value

365 Organic Black Peppercorns

2.12oz

#0-99482-73914-0

3247

Simply Organic

Black Pepper Grinder

75grams

#0-89836-19218-9

3260

Simply Organic

Black Peppercorns Organic

75grams

#0-89836-19210-3

3221, 3262, 3294

Simply Organic

Black Pepper Whole Organic

2.65oz

#0-89836-18524-2

3221, 3262

Simply Organic

Daily Grind, Certified Organic

2.65oz

#0-89836-18263-0

3261

On foil bulk packages, the lot codes will be found on the front label directly above the UPC code. On bottled glass and plastic items, the lot codes can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

The full recall including a list of products can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm391996.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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