Basil Is Being Recalled in 10 States
Due to Possible Parasite.
On Feb. 8, Shenandoah Growers, Inc.
announced a recall of its organic basil due
to a possible parasite contamination. .
A total of 3,240 clamshell packages
pose a risk of Cyclospora contamination.
The recalled basil was packaged under the
brands Shenandoah Growers, That’s Tasty and
Simple Truth and sent to stores including Kroger. .
It was distributed to 10 states: Illinois,
Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi,
Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
Only the lot codes PV40515 1034, PV40515 3034,
PV40515 4034 and PV40515 3035 are affected by the recall. .
Cyclospora can cause intestinal infection with symptoms
of severe pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. .
Traces of the parasite were found during
routine surveillance and tests by the FDA.
They pulled a sample from the bulk product, which
originated in Columbia at a port of entry in Miami