Williams Foods LLC has initiated a voluntary recall of Great Value Mild Taco Seasoning Mix (sold at Walmart) and HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium for possible salmonella contamination.
The recalled products include:
Great Value Mild Taco Seasoning Mix 1 ounce pack with expiration date July 8 and 9, 2021 and UPC Code: 0 78742 24572 0
HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium 1 , 25-ounce pack with expiration date July 10, 11 and 15, 2021 and UPC Code: 0 41220 79609 0
According to the recall notice on the FDA website:
"These articles contain cumin spice, which is involved in a recall initiated by our supplier Mincing Spice Co. Mincing has conducted a recall for a specific cumin lot they have produced, as it has been determined that a sample of that lot has been tested by a Mincing customer and possibly contaminated with salmonella Some of the batch recalled by Mincing was delivered to Williams Foods L LC We cite our above mentioned products as a precautionary measure There are no consumer complaints or reported cases of salmonellosis related to these products.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, infirm or elderly and other immunocompromised people. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often suffer from fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare cases, Salmonella infection can cause the organism to enter the bloodstream and cause more serious diseases such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis.
The potentially affected product consists of retail packaging weighing from 1
The "Best By" date information can be found at the top of the back of the box. The product is sold in selected grocery stores in Washington, DC and the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, WY.
No other "Best By" data is recalled.
Consumers who have purchased the product with the above-mentioned "Best By" data are encouraged not to consume the product, but to discard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can call our Customer Care Center at 1-800-847-5608 or email [email protected] for more information. Our customer service will be personally staffed Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.
See callback notification and additional details on fda.gov.