Glaser Organic Farms is recalling raw carob powder and carob fudgy brownies for possible Salmonella contamination. The following recalled products were distributed from May 7, 2014, and July 23, 2014:
- RAW CAROB POWDER 8 ounces Lot# 0507081456 I UPC Code 83291005567
- CAROB FUDGY BROWNIE 5.5 ounces Lot# 0207211406 I UPC Code 832910002061
Consumers who have purchased these products with the above-stated lot numbers and UPCs are asked not to consume the product and discard it. No other Glaser Organic Farms products are affected by this recall, and no illnesses have been reported to date. Salmonella can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (e.g., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Consumers with questions may contact Glaser Organic Farms at 305-238-7747, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.