Williams Foods LLC has initiated a voluntary recall including Great Value Mild Taco Seasoning Mix (sold at Walmart) and HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium due to possible Salmonella contamination.
The recalled products include:
Great Value Mild Taco Seasoning Mix 1 oz package with expiration date July 8 and 9, 2021 and UPC code: 0 78742 24572 0
HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium 1, 25 oz package with expiration date 10, 11 and 15 July 2021 and UPC code: 0 41220 79609 0
According to the recall notice on the FDA website:
"These items contains cumin spices involved in a recall initiated by our supplier, Mincing Spice Co. Mincing has issued a recall for a specific amount of cumin they produced because a sample from that batch was tested by one of Mincing's customers and found to be contaminated with Salmonella. Part of the lot recalled by Mincing was delivered to Williams Foods, L LC We recall our products listed above as a precautionary measure, so far there have been no consumer complaints or reported cases of salmonless in connection with these products.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare cases, infection with Salmonella can cause the organism to enter the bloodstream and cause more serious diseases such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis.
The potentially affected product consists of packages weighing 1
The date information "Best By" can be found on the upper part of the back of the package. The product is sold in select grocery stores in Washington, DC and in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, WY.
No other "Best By" date is recalled.
Consumers who purchased the product with the above "Best By" dates are urged not to consume the product, but to discard it or return it to the point of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can call our customer service center at 1-800-847-5608 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Our customer service department will be staffed personally from 8am to 5pm CST Monday through Friday. "
See recall notice and further details at fda.gov.