Naturz Organics USA LLC of North Brunswick, NJ is recalling certain Naturz Organics Organic Pea Protein bags because of possible Salmonella contamination.

According to the details posted online by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), the recall was initiated on March 18, 2024, and is ongoing.

The recalled products were distributed to one consignee in Wisconsin

Recalled product:

Naturz Organics Organic Pea Protein,

  • Item Code NO-OPP-80, 
  • Net Weight 20 KG 
  • Bulk product packaged in paper bags
  • Product Quantity: 19,200 kg
  • Code Information: Lot #NO-OPP8020231114 Production Date: 2023-11-14 
  • Best Before Date: 2025-11-13

Consumers should not use this product. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to their place of purchase.

About Salmonella infection
Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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