Mountain Rose Herbs in Eugene, Oregon: Recall on Herbal Supplement Due to Salmonella
Mountain Rose Herbs, located in Eugene, Oregon, has issued a recall on all sizes of Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement due to a concern of Salmonella contamination. The potential Salmonella is contained to Lot #24247-X and #24247 ranging from a net weight of 4 oz. to 50 lbs. in a poly-woven or clear plastic bag. The Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement is sold in stores in Eugene, Oregon, as well as online on mountainherbs.com, and through mail order by phone or fax. Orders for the possibly contaminated product were placed between the dates of 06/17/2019 through 03/02/2020. The company distributes product to consumers in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, British of Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec of Canada. The company voluntarily recalled the Herbal Supplement after finding Salmonella in ingredients used for the product.
As of today, no consumers have reported any illness caused by the product.
In healthy people, Salmonella poisoning often results in common food poisoning symptoms, such as abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. For those more at risk for infection, such as children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems, Salmonella poisoning can be deadly, leading to a serious infection. Customers who have purchased the affected product should not ingest the Herbal Supplement, rather dispose of the product or return in stores or online for a full refund. Mountain Rose Herbs can be contacted Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm PT at 1-800-879-3337 or at [email protected].