News Releases

May 24, 2012

IndonesianFoodMart.com Recalls "Tempeh Starter Yeast"

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of topical "Tempeh Starter Yeast" because of Salmonella

Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare cases the organism can get into the bloodstream and cause more serious complications. 

The recalled " Tempeh Starter Yeast "and "Super Starter Yeast" were distributed nationwide and internationally through direct mail orders. The product was also distributed to the following areas: Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.

The product comes in sealed, clear plastic packages marked with a small computer printed label. The following sizes were sold: 30gm, 50gm, 250 gm, and 1000 gm

The product should not be used. Consumers may securely wrap and return the product to the above address or discard it in a waste receptacle.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm305247.htm?source=govdelivery.

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