More coconut products recalled for Salmonella Typhimurium contamination as more than a dozen victims identified by CDC
Victims identified in Texas, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, California, Colorado, Missouri, and Connecticut.
A new recall has been issued for a dried coconut product. King Arthur Flour Company has recalled 6,300 cases of Organic Coconut Flour after a sample pouch tested positive for the presence of salmonella. The recalled coconut flour is sold in 16 oz packages throughout the country.
King Arthur Flour Company distributes coconut flour through retailers and distributors. The product affected by the recall is Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) with a printed Best If Used By Dates of 10/25/2018 LOT: CF22017E and 12/04/2018, LOT: CF22017E. The specific package information can be found on the back of the pouch, near the bottom of the panel. The UPC for the recalled coconut flour is 0 71012 10702 5.
Consumers should not use the recalled coconut flour. The recalled product could potentially cause food poisoning and should be disposed of properly or returned to the store. King Arthur Flour has stated that it is investigating the situation, to determine the source of the salmonella contamination.
Other coconut products have also been recalled recently for the presence of salmonella, including International Harvest, Inc. brand Go Smile! Raw Coconut, Go Smiles Dried Coconut Raw and Natural Grocers Coconut Smiles Organic.
Food poisoning caused by consuming salmonella contaminated products can result in serious gastrointestinal issues, including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
If you have purchased or consumed any of the coconut products that have been identified as the source of illness from salmonella contamination,or have questions for a coconut salmonella lawyer, contact the food poisoning lawyers at 1-888-335-4901 to learn more about your options.