March 19, 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Expands Recall on Organic Garlic Powder

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding an expanded recall of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder to all lots as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags with Natural Grocers label notating Julian pack on dates and pricing per pound. The product was produced in size ranges of 0.25 pound to 0.30 pound. The lots being recalled are identifiable by Julian packed on date and include:#61-15, #40-15, #20-15, #351-14, #006-15, #316-14, #329-14, #288-14, #301-14, #275-14, #267-14, #252-14, #237-14.

The product was distributed to Natural Grocers' 95 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at:  http://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations. Only packages bearing the Julian packed on dates listed above are subject to recall.

The full recall can be found at:   www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm438935.htm.

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