Warning on organic sprouted chia powder with possible Salmonella contamination
|Source of Information||
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States
Organic sprouted chia powder
|Product Name and Description||
Product name: Navitas Naturals Organic Sprouted Chia Powder
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS), through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, learned about the announcement of the relevant US authorities that the above mentioned product is possibly contaminated with Salmonella and should be recalled. After investigation, the CFS confirmed that the affected product had been made available for sale in a retail chain.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
The CFS has conducted checks on the retail outlets concerned and confirmed that the affected product has already been taken off the shelf.
|Advice to the Trade||
Stop selling the product concerned.
|Advice to Consumers||
Consumers who possess the particular product to stop consuming them immediately. For prudence' sake, consumers who recently bought any of the product concerned and are unsure of the product details should also stop eating it or return it to the retail outlet concerned.
The CFS press release
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department