Safety Alerts Saves Lives
Safety Alerts  
Home Privacy About Us Contact Us Change Preferences
June 18, 2003

Recall Update: Castella Imports Oregano Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

Oregano (entry # DP4-0231673-2) packed in 4 x 5 lb. clear-plastic bags. Product of Turkey. Imported through the Port of Newark, NJ on 10/29/02. Recall # F-398-3.

All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

Castella Imports, Inc., Farmingdale, NY, by telephone on November 7, 2002. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON Entry was partially distributed prior to FDA sampling. Subsequent FDA analysis revealed the product was contaminated with Salmonella sp. Serotype H.

2,180 lbs. (109 cases).

NY, NJ, CT, MA, MI, OH, MD, and IL.

Selected Recent Recalls

Health Professional:

Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

Sign-up for SafetyAlerts by Email -
The free internet newsletter that could
some day literally save your life - or
the life of someone you know.


The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.