February 13, 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Recalls Organic Garlic Powder Due to Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

This recall was initiated after being notified of positive Salmonella findings in product sampled by the FDA. 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 identified by Julian packed on date and include: 351-14 and 006-15.

The product was distributed to Natural Grocers' 92 stores located in 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: www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations.

The full recall can be found at: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm434254.htm.