USA – UPDATE: Salmonella illnesses linked to recalled Natural Grocers organic coconut prompt suspension of production – Salmonella

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The CDC is working with several states to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses, an agency spokesperson said Monday evening. Earlier in the day the FDA posted a recall notice from Natural Grocers for its branded “Coconut Smiles Organic” because of Salmonella contamination.Six illnesses have been reported in connection with the Natural Grocers coconut, according to the company’s recall notice. The Lakewood, CO, company and the Food and Drug Administration both found Salmonella in packages of the coconut

Natural Grocers distributed the implicated “Coconut Smiles Organic” to 145 stores in 19 states.

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