Ground Black Pepper Recalled In All 50 States For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper is being recalled in all 50 states.

Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper is being recalled in all 50 states.

Nothing gives a meal the right kick quite like a little ground black pepper. That is, unless the spice comes with a little salmonella, in which case we want nothing to do with it because it’s being recalled by the case load.

Gel Spice Company, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of 16,433 cases of Fresh Finds-Ground Black Pepper after the spice tested positive for salmonella contamination, the Food & Drug Administration announced.

The spice comes in a 3.53-ounce plastic jar and was distributed at Big Lots Stores nationwide, with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii.

The containers come with the Best By Dates of 6/30/17, 7/01/17, 7/02/17, 7/22/17, and 7/23/17 printed on the neck of the bottle. The Fresh Finds brand label includes the UPC Code 4 11010 98290 1.

Gel Spice Company reports there have been no reports of illness related to the product.

The recall was initiated after a sampling by the FDA revealed some of the finished product contained the salmonella bacteria.

Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to dispose of it.

Gel Spice Company, Inc. Issues A Voluntary Recall Of Fresh Finds Brand Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 oz (100 g), Due To Possible Salmonella Risk [FDA]