McCormick recalls ground oregano due to possible Salmonella risk

August 18, 2014

McCormick & Co. Inc. has recalled its Ground Oregano, 0.75-oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6, with code dates “Best By AUG 21 16 H” and “AUG 22 16 H” due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick ground, whole, or oregano leaves products. The product was shipped throughout the United States and internationally from April 4, 2014, through Aug. 5, 2014.

The potential risk was brought to McCormick’s attention by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during routine testing. This recall affects 1,032 cases that were shipped of the affected date codes. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

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