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Kroger Recalls Two Seasonings Due to Possible Health Risk

 

Company Contact:
Meghan Glynn, 
Tel: (513) 762-1304

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 15, 2010 - CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder and Kroger Special Seasoning Blend Lemon Pepper sold in its retail stores because the Company has been made aware by a supplier that an ingredient in the product may have been contaminated with Salmonella.

Stores under the following names in the 31 states where Kroger operates are included in this recall: Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, Fry’s, King Soopers, Smith’s, Dillons, QFC, City Market, Foods Co., Jay C, Scott’s, Owen’s, Baker's, Gerbes, Hilander and Pay Less.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the Kroger products.  

Kroger is recalling the following items: 

  • Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder sold in 2.5-ounce jars with code dates of DEC0312PS2 and DEC0412PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111066599 
  • Kroger Special Seasoning Blend Lemon Pepper sold in 2.25-ounce jars with code dates of NOV0512PS2, DEC0312PS2 and DEC2812PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111074492 

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement. 

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at www.cdc.gov.  

Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900. For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recalls

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