July 30, 2014
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Recalls Chunks of Energy Products Because They Contain Organic Carob Powder from Ciranda, Inc., Which May Be Contaminated With Salmonella
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Chunks of Energy Carob Greens and Chunks of Energy Date / Flax/Tumeric because they contain organic carob powder, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Products impacted by the recall include Natural Grocers bulk food brand labeled as follows:
- CHUNKS OF ENERGY CAROB GREENS
Packed On dates: 155-14, 167-14, 175-14
- CHUNKS OF ENERGY DATE / FLAX /TUMERIC
Packed On dates: 125-14, 133-14, 147-14, 155-14, 170-14, 181-14
Packed On dates appear near the bottom of the label affixed to each bag.
These products were repackaged by Natural Grocers and sold in small bags in the refrigerated bulk foods section of the stores. A black and white printed label is affixed to each bag. The product was distributed only to Natural Grocers's 84 stores located in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
The full recall can be found at: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm407197.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.