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Salmonella Prompts Nutmeg Recall

Frontier Natural Products Co-op is recalling nutmeg it received from a New Jersey supplier because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Mincing Overseas Spice Company of Dayton, NJ supplied the nutmeg being sold under Frontier Natural Products Co-op and Whole Foods Markets brands.

The recalled products, Frontier Bulk 16 oz. ground nutmeg with the UPC Code: 0-89836-00165-8, Lot Code 0306 and Whole Foods 365 brand 1.92 oz. ground nutmeg with the UPC Code: 0-99482-41931-8, Lot Code 0321, were sold in all 50 states and some parts of Canada to distributors, retailers and consumers.

On the bulk package, the lot code will be found on the front label directly above the UPC code. On the bottled glass item the lot codes can be found on the bottom of the bottle. Images of the products can be seen at this link.

No illnesses have been associated with either the Frontier or Whole Foods Market products.

Frontier said it is sending recall notices to its accounts who received the products with instructions for returning or destroying the nutmeg and for notifying their customers of the recall.

Contact Frontier with questions or to inquire about replacement or reimbursement at 1-800-669-3275, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.

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