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Black and Red Pepper Recall Lawsuits

Black and Red Pepper Recall Lawsuits

Recently, the Mincing Overseas Spice Company and Wholesome Spice Company recalled black and red pepper due to possible salmonella contamination. The recall by these companies has led to other recalls because the spices were used by other companies to make products such as spice mixes and sausage.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting black and red pepper contaminated salmonella side effect claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has eaten a product containing the recalled spices and subsequently been diagnosed with Salmonellosis, you should contact our firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please click here to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

More Black and Red Pepper Recall Information

Daniele International issued a huge recall of ready to eat sausage and salami in early 2010 due to salmonella contamination. In an effort to determine how the products become contaminated, state laboratories began testing which found the most likely cause was the pepper coating. Since this discovery, Mincing Overseas Spice Company and Wholesome Spice Company have recalled the following spices due to possible salmonella contamination:

Mincing Overseas Spice Company:

  • Black Pepper Lot 3258 in 50-pound, 25-pound, and 20-pound cartons
  • Black Pepper Lot 3309 in 50-pound, 25-pound, and 20-pound

Wholesome Spice Company

  • Ground Red Pepper sold to Daniele International Inc.
  • Whole Black Pepper sold to Daniele International Inc.
  • Crushed Red Pepper sold from April 6, 2009, to Jan. 20, 2010 in 25-pound boxes

Kroger Co.

In addition, Kroger has recalled Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder and Kroger Special Seasoning Blend Lemon Pepper sold in its retail stores across 31 states because it used black pepper recalled by Mincing Overseas Spice Company in both mixes. The affected mixes include:

  • Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder sold in 2.5-ounce jars with code dates of DEC0312PS2 and DEC0412PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111066599.
  • Kroger Special Seasoning Blend Lemon Pepper sold in 2.25-ounce jars with code dates of NOV0512PS2, DEC0312PS2 and DEC2812PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111074492.
  • Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder (Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder sold in 2.5-ounce jars with code dates of Sell By: Dec 03 11PS2 and Sell by: Dec 04 11PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111066599)

C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc.

Seasoning and gravy mixes; see recall notice for specific products, product codes, and lot numbers:

  • Bayou Heat Spicy Wings Seasoning
  • Shop’n Save Chicken Roasting Bag & Seasoning Blend
  • Carlita Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • La Tiara Taco Seasoning
  • Shurfine Pork Gravy
  • Shurfine Season ‘n Bake for Chicken-with bag
  • Western Family Pork Gravy Mix
  • Western Family Season ‘n Bake for Chicken with bag
  • HY-TOP Pork Gravy Mix
  • HY-TOP Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • HY-TOP Cooking Bag & Seasoning Blend for Chicken
  • HY-TOP Marinade Southwest-Flavor for Meat or Chicken
  • IGA Bag’n Bake – Cooking Bag and Seasoning Mix Chicken
  • Parade Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • Parade Pork Gravy Mix
  • Weis Chicken Season ‘n Bake – Roasting Bag and Seasoning
  • H-E-B Beef Stew Seasoning Mix
  • H-E-B Meat Loaf Seasoning Mix,
  • H-E-B Sloppy Joe Mix

Other companies that Overseas distributes to have also announced voluntary recalls of potentially contaminated products.  The companies and products are as follows:

  • Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Inc.
  • Frontier Natural Products Co-Op
  • Spice Barn, Inc. (Malabar Peppercorns and Ground Black Pepper in 1lb and 5lb bags
  • John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (Fisher brand Louisiana Cajun Mix) and (Archer Farms brand Sweet Cajun Trail Mix, Salt & Pepper Cashews, and Tex Mex Trail Mix)
  • McCain Foods USA – McCain All American Roaster frozen potato product

Salmonella Side Effects

Salmonella has been linked to the following side effects.

  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Reiter’s syndrome

Do I Have a Black or Red Pepper Recall Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting black and red pepper contaminated salmonella side effect claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has eaten a product containing the recalled spices and subsequently been diagnosed with Salmonellosis, you should contact our firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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