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McCormick voluntarily recalls 3 seasonings due to possible salmonella risk

McCormick & Company, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning due to possible contamination with Salmonella, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, 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 producing more severe illnesses.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The four products recalled include:

  • McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning 1.31 oz bottle
    UPC NUMBER: 052100049731
    MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901582629
    AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY MAY 26 24 K, BEST BY MAY 27 24 K, BEST BY JUN 04 24 K, BEST BY JUN 05 24 K
  • McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning 2.25 oz bottle
    UPC NUMBER: 052100038254
    MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901455463
    AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY JUN 30 24 H, BEST BY JUL 01 24 H
  • McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning 1.75 lbs. bottle
    UPC NUMBER: 52100325743
    MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 932574
    AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY Jun 12 24 H
  • Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning 153g bottle
    UPC NUMBER: 066200021047
    MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901543520
    AFFECTED DATE CODES: BB / MA 2022 SEP 06

The four products were shipped to the following locations:

SHIPPING DATES: June 20, 2021 through July 21, 2021
STATES SHIPPED TO: AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI
INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED TO: Bermuda, Canada

The potential risk was brought to McCormick’s attention by FDA during routine testing. This recall affects cases that were shipped of the affected date codes.

McCormick has alerted customers and grocery outlets to remove the product with the affected date codes from store shelves and distribution centers immediately, and to destroy this product in a manner that would prevent any further consumption

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Contact McCormick Consumer Affairs at 1-800-635-2867, weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), for a replacement or full refund, and with general inquires.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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