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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Basil recalled Due to Salmonella

Recall of Lisy Sweet Basil - Albahaca  (label) Lisy Corporation of Miami, FL is voluntarily recalling Lisy Sweet Basil (Albahaca), 6 oz jar, Item #1132, Lot #'s A013 0518 & A014 0518, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
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 circumstances, 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.
Lisy Sweet Basil- 6oz, bottle, UPC Code 0 96786 30032 8 began distribution on 01/15/2014 in retail stores in the states of New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Maryland.
The voluntary recall was initiated by Lisy after a routine sampling by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in the Lisy Sweet Basil (Albahaca), 6 oz., Lot #'s A013 0518 & A014 0518.
Any consumers that have purchased Lisy Sweet Basil (Albahaca), 6 oz., from Jan 15, 2014 to present are urged not to eat the product, and dispose of it or return product to the place of purchase for a replacement or for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-305-836-6001 ext. 233.

Consumers with questions may contact Henry Rosen at 305-836-6001 ext. 233 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday.

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