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Infinite Herbs expands recall of fresh organic basil

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Courtesy FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 19, 2024 — Infinite Herbs LLC BB #:170632 of Miami, Florida, is expanding its April 18th recall to include Melissa’s brand fresh organic basil in 2.0 oz ( 96 packages, UPC 0 45255 14142 9) and 4.0 oz packages (24 packages, UPC 0 45255 14439 0) available for sale at Dierberg’s stores in Illinois and Missouri between February 10th and 20th.

This product is part of the lot that was previously recalled and, therefore, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Please note that this recalled product is outdated and no longer available for sale. Still, consumers are urged to check their refrigerators and freezers and not consume the recalled organic basil if they have it. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305-599-9255 x 148 or email, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

The company is conducting this recall with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) knowledge.

Link to Original Press Release

Trader Joe’s has pulled this product from stores, and it is no longer available for purchase.

Seven sick people purchased or likely purchased Infinite Herbs organic basil in 2.5 oz clamshell-style containers sold from Trader Joe’s.

Company Contact Information

Consumers: (305) 599-9255 x148

Media: Amy Philpott 703-472-6615