USA – Shenandoah Growers issues voluntary recall of select organic basil -Cyclospora

The Packer

Shenandoah Growers, Harrisonburg, Va., has recalled about 15,000 units of organic basil in select packages, due to a possible health risk from Cyclospora.

The recall is limited and voluntary, according to a Food and Drug Administration news release.

These items were packed under branded and private label fresh-cut, USDA-certified organic basil clamshells at its Jefferson, Ga., facility and Harrisonburg facilities with 19 lot codes, all with the country of origin of Colombia.

Recalled products were distributed to retail stores between Oct. 20-30 in states including Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C.

No other Shenandoah Growers products are subject to recall, and the company has no knowledge of any illness reported or related to this product, according to the release.

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