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June 27, 2014

Health Matters America Inc. Recalls Additional Chia and Flax Seed Powder

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding an expansion of the recall of Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia& Flax Seed Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recall is being expanded to include more lot numbers and other products that contain Chia Seeds.

These products have been distributed nationwide.

The products and lot numbers included in this voluntary recall have been expanded to include:
ORGANIC TRADITIONS SPROUTED CHIA SEED POWDER
Lot numbers: All codes starting with BIO13 and ending with 269 up to and including 365; All codes starting with BIO14 and ending with 001 up to and including 156; NET WT. 8 oz. UPC854260006162, and NET WT. 16 oz. UPC854260005462; and all bulk sizes;

ORGANIC TRADITIONS SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER
Lot numbers: All codes starting with BIO13 and ending with 269 up to and including 365; All codes starting with BIO14 and ending with 001 up to and including 156; NET WT. 8 oz. UPC854260006216, and NET WT. 16 oz. UPC854260005479; and all bulk sizes.

ORGANIC TRADITIONS CHIA SEEDS
Lot numbers: All codes starting with ASCBO13; NET WT. 8oz. UPC854260006131, and NET WT. 16oz. UPC854260006148; and all bulk sizes.

ORGANIC TRADITIONS ULTIMATE SUPERFOOD TRAILMIX
Lot numbers: ALL LOTS ending in 003-13 to 005-14; NET WT. 3.5oz. UPC854260010701.

The recall was expanded as the result of positive test results received by the company on the sample of Sprouted Chia/Flax that contained the bacteria.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm403069.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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