Heartland Foods Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., is voluntarily recalling all sizes/containers of Coarse Ground Black Pepper shipped from their facility at 6815 E. 34th St., Indianapolis, IN. Potential distribution took place on or after Oct. 19, 2009 to Feb. 17, 2010. These products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The product involved includes the following sizes: 1 lb quart (jar), 4 lb gallon, 8 lb bucket (new pail). Each container is identified with an individual label showing the Heartland Foods company logo, the description: Coarse Ground Black Pepper, and the specific net weight of the container (i.e., 1 lb, 4 lb, 8 lb). Product distribution of Coarse Ground Black Pepper has been suspended while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues its investigation.