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Zenobia Company LLC. Recalls Ground Flax Seed Meal Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

November 9, 2015



Zenobia Company LLC.


Zenobia Company LLC. of Yonkers, NY is recalling Ground Flax Seed Meal, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes 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 (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Product was distributed nationwide through online mail order between dates of 6/15/15 - 11/4/15.

This product is labeled Ground Flax Seed Meal packaged in resealable plastic bags of the following sizes: 4 oz. and 16 oz. or 50 pounds bulk. UPC #'s 00575004, 00575016, 00575111

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after our supplier notified us that the Ground Flax Seed Meal potentially containing Salmonella was shipped to us by them unknowingly.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-890-5244, Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, EST. Consumers who have purchased Ground Flax Seed Meal are urged to discard product and contact company for a full refund.


Product Photos

  • Label with UPC, Ground Flax Seed Meal, NET WT 4 oz (113g)
  • Label with UPC, Ground Flax Seed Meal, NET WT 16 oz (454g)
  • Label, Ground Flax Seed Meal, NET WT 50 pounds
  • Package photo, My Spice Sage

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