• Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Coconut Smiles Organic Due to Salmonella

    4 monthes ago - By FDA

    Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, 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 , nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and...
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  • Infections linked to Natural Grocers coconut; recall underway

    Infections linked to Natural Grocers coconut; recall underway

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Six illnesses have been reported in connection with Natural Grocers brand organic Coconut Smiles, which are now under recall after the company and the FDA confirmed Salmonella contamination in the product.
    Natural Grocers of Lakeland, CO, distributed the implicated Coconut Smiles to 145 stores in 19 states, according to a recall news release from the company.
    Courtesy of Natural Grocers
    “The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in some packages,” Natural Grocers reported. “The recall was initiated after it was...
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