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Canada finds Salmonella in chia and flax seed powder samples

Health Matters America of Cheektowaga, NY, Saturday recalled specific lots of Organic traditions SPROUTED FLAX SEED POWDER and Organic traditions SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, a pathogen that poises a danger to human health. Random samples of the recalled products were taken by Canadian… Continue Reading

Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk

Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions branded sprouted flax seed powder and sprouted chia powder products because of possible Salmonella contamination. Similar products under the Organic Traditions brand were linked to a Salmonella outbreak in 2014 that sickened more than 80 people in the U.S. and Canada. As of 4:30 EST today the U.S…. Continue Reading

Comprehensive List: Recalled Chia Powder Brands and Related Salmonella Cases

As investigations continue into 80 Salmonella illnesses linked to chia powder in the U.S. and Canada, more companies are recalling their products. First, Navitas Naturals recalled its Organic Sprouted Chia Powder and Omega Blend Sprouted Smoothie Mix, along with the Williams-Sonoma Omega 3 Smoothie Mixer, on May 28. This recall was expanded on June 6 to include… Continue Reading

Update: More Brands of Chia Seed Powder Recalled; U.S. Salmonella Cases at 17, 24 in Canada

Health Matters America Inc. of Cheektowaga, NY, has voluntarily recalled is Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination. The products included in this voluntary recall include: ORGANIC TRADITIONS SPROUTED CHIA SEED POWDER Lot numbers BIO13SBCS275, BIO13SBCS290, BIO14SBCS290, BIO13SBCS310, BIO13SBCS330, BIO13SBCS353, BIO13SBCS364; NET WT. 8… Continue Reading