Shiloh Farms Recalls “Shiloh Farms Organic Unhulled Sesame Seeds” Because of Possible Health Risk
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Salmonella is 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 circumstance, 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. Consumers with the above symptoms should consult their physician.
No illnesses have been reported in connection with this product.
The contamination was identified when FDA testing revealed the presence of salmonella in a sample of organic sesame seeds from a Shiloh Farms supplier.
The recalled Shiloh Farms product was distributed to a total of 98 health food stores located in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Arkansas.
The company is asking stores to discontinue distribution of this product and to promptly return the product and stock on hand to the company for credit. Consumers should not consume this product and return this product to the point of purchase for a refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Shiloh Farms, (800) 362-6832.