May 11, 2020: UNFI Recalls Wild Harvest® Organic Basil Due to Possible Cyclospora cayetanensis Contamination

Wild Harvest® Organic Basil Recall News – United Natural Food, Inc. (UNFI) has recalled its Wild Harvest® Organic Basil distributed out of UNFI’s Hopkins, MN distribution center due to the potential to be contaminated with Cyclospora cayetanensis (Cyclospora).

Wild Harvest® Organic Basil Recall Information

On May 11, 2020, UNFI issued a recall for its Wild Harvest® Organic Basil due to possible exposure to Cyclospora.  The concern was revealed through routine sampling. 

The affected product was sold to and through select retailers in Minnesota between 4/18/20 – 5/8/20.  This recall includes Wild Harvest® Organic Fresh Basil products sold in 0.25oz, 0.75oz, 2oz, and 4oz plastic clam shell containers (UPCs: 0071153550450, 0071153550322, 0071153550762, 0071153550323).  The impacted Wild Harvest® Organic Basil products can be identified by a white sticker with black ink on the back of the container stating: “Product of Colombia” and “112″.

Cyclospora Information

Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Cyclospora infects the small intestine (bowel) and usually causes watery diarrhea, with frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements. Other common symptoms include loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps/pain, bloating, increased gas, nausea, and fatigue. Vomiting, body aches, headache, fever, and other flu-like symptoms may be noted.

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If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a Cyclospora infection, are awaiting medical confirmation of Cyclospora food poisoning, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free Cyclospora Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7. 

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The information contained on this page has been gathered from the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and other sources in the public domain.

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