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Jones’ Seasoning Recalls Mock Salt due to Salmonella

jones seasoning.pngThe FDA has announced that Jones’ Seasoning Blends LLC is conducting a recall of Jones’ Mock Salt Original as well as Jones’ Mock Salt Spicy Southwest Blend due to the potential contamination with Salmonella.

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this voluntary recall.

This recall was initiated due to possible Salmonella contamination of the celery seeds ingredient used in Jones Mock Salt.  The FDA did not identify the supplier of the celery seeds.

The following affected products were directly distributed to grocery stores and markets in California, Minnesota, and Washington and it was also sold through internet orders on www.jonesmocksalt.com:

  • Jones’ Mock Salt Original: Organic Salt Free Seasoning, 1.6 oz bottles (UPC 0 94922 16616 6), 12 oz bags (UPC 0 94922 07199 6) and 16 oz bags (0 94922 16616 6).
  • Jones’ Mock Salt Spicy Southwest Blend: Organic Salt Free Seasoning, 1.6 oz bottles (UPC 0 94922 01560 0).

There is no lot number identifying the bottles or bags. Any products purchased from July 1, 2011 to December 14, 2011 are implicated in the recall.