Osage Gardens Recalls Organic Micro Greens Because of Possible Health Risk
The Greens May Be Contaminated with Salmonella
Osage Gardens Inc. has issued a recall for its Osage Gardens Organic Micro Greens because the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.
The impacted Micro Greens are packed in a 2 oz. clear plastic clamshell container and have a label on the bottom with a UPC code of 709376615008. The affected products are also dated with a Julian codes ranging from 266 to 279.
The recalled Osage Gardens Organic Micro Greens were distributed to Whole Foods Market stores in Colorado and Kansas.
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.
To date, no illnesses have been reported that are connected to this recall.
Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Those with additional questions about this recall can contact Osage Gardens Inc. at (970) 876-0668.