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Monday, July 28, 2014

Organic Carob Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella

July 25, 2014 - CaCoCo, Inc. has been notified by its supplier of a recall of Organic Carob Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination.
Salmonella is an organism that 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.
CaCoCo, Inc. has taken immediate action to recall its products, CaCoCo “Original” and “Global Warrior” containing said Organic Carob Powder in order to ensure the safety of its consumers. CaCoCo, Inc. is working closely with the FDA on this matter. CaCoCo, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest quality organic and raw products and the safety of our customers is our number one priority.
Products were sold to California distributors, retail outlets, and farmers markets in 8.14 oz. and 2 lbs. bags. The products in this recall include:
Product Name: Original and Global Warrior
Lot #
UPC Code
Exp. Date
OG99
091131352113
10/19/2014
OG100
091131352113
11/28/2014
OG101
091131352113
06/18/2015
GW99
091131352076
10/19/2014
GW100
091131352076
11/28/2014
GW101
091131352076
06/18/2015
No other CaCoCo, Inc. products are affected by this recall and no illnesses have been reported to date. This recall is initiated as a precautionary measure due to a possibility of contamination as notified by our suppliers.
Consumers that have purchased these products with the above stated lot numbers or expiration dates are asked not to consume the product and discard it according to your state/local regulation guidelines or return the product to the original point of purchase for exchange.
Consumers with questions may contact CaCoCo, Inc. at (530) 362-8632, Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm PST. Email correspondence can be sent to recall@cacoco.co.

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