Shenandoah Growers Inc. is recalling its fresh cut, packaged organic basil packed at its Indianapolis location because sample tests showed the Cyclospora parasite. Retailers, including Kroger and Schnuck’s received the implicated herb.
The recalled products from the Harrisonburg, VA-based company were distributed to retail stores Feb. 3 and 4 in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
The affected product has a country of origin of Colombia and was harvested entirely from Puerto Vallarta Herbs SAS and imported by Vallarta Organics LLC dba Organic Destiny, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
“This recall notification is being issued after a sample of bulk product was pulled at the port of entry in Miami and tested by the FDA as part of routine surveillance and indicated the potential presence of Cyclospora,” according to the recall notice.
“Customers who have purchased the recalled product should immediately remove and discard the products. Retailers should remove the product from all store shelves, distribution and other inventories to ensure they are no longer available for sale or consumption.”
As of the posting of this article, there have been no illnesses reported in relation to this product.
There is concern that consumers may have unused portions of the basil in their homes. To determine whether they have the recalled herb, consumers can check packages for the following label information.
The following specific lot codes are affected: PV40515 1034 PV40515 3034 PV40515 4034 PV40515 3035. Additional label information is as follows.
|Lot Code:||Pack Date:||Brand:||Size:||Location||UPC:|
|PV40515 1034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||0.75 oz||Indianapolis Fruit||7-68573-00101-4|
|PV40515 1034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||2.0 oz||Indianapolis Fruit||7-68573-02143-2|
|PV40515 1034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||4.0 oz||Indianapolis Fruit||7-68573-00141-0|
|PV40515 3034||2/3/2021||That’s Tasty (Pasta Blend)||0.5 oz||Vine Line Produce||7-68573-52008-9|
|PV40515 3034||2/3/2021||That’s Tasty||0.5 oz||Vine Line Produce||7-68573-50502-4|
|PV40515 3034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||4 oz||Vine Line Produce Bulk||N/A|
|PV40515 3034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||1 lb.||Vine Line Produce Bulk||N/A|
|PV40515 4034||2/3/2021||Simple Truth||3.0 oz||Kroger||0-11110-00876-3|
|PV40515 1034||2/3/2021||That’s Tasty||0.25 oz||J&J Distributing||7-68573-02515-7|
|PV40515 1034||2/3/2021||Shenandoah Growers by That’s Tasty||0.75 oz||J&J Distributing||7-68573-00101-4|
|PV40515 3035||2/4/2021||That’s Tasty||3.0 oz||Schnucks||7-68573-53001-9|
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