Kroger Recalls Spices


The Kroger Co. is recalling four spices due to Salmonella contamination.

The recalled spices are:

Kroger Ground Cinnamon
Kroger Garlic Powder
Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper
Kroger Bac’n Buds

In a press release, Kroger says:
“A sample of Kroger Garlic Powder from a store in North Augusta, South Carolina was tested by the FDA and found to be contaminated with Salmonella. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. Out of an abundance of caution, the company has recalled all four seasonings produced on the same equipment in the same facility.”

Kroger has removed these items from their shelves and initiated a customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased the recalled products.

Store locations affected by the recall: Huntsville, Alabama; Georgia; South Carolina; Auburn, Alabama; Central and Northwest Ohio; Northwestern Virginia panhandle; Michigan; Indiana (except SE Indiana, -Evansville-); Illinois; Eastern Missouri; Greater Memphis area, Tennessee; Arkansas; Mississippi; Western Kentucky; Hopkinsville and Bowling Green, Kentucky; Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee; ; North Carolina; Virginia; Eastern West Virginia; Eastern Kentucky; Southeastern Ohio; Texas and Louisiana; Jay C, Dillons, King Soopers, Fry’s, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Smiths.

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