News Releases

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:

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.

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