Company issues voluntary recall of ground oregano due to possible Salmonella risk
McCormick & Company, Incorporated is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella, according to the company’s website.
This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products, the report says.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem, McCormick says.