June 18, 2003
Recall Update: Castella Imports
Oregano Recall is Complete
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
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,180 lbs. (109 cases).
NY, NJ, CT, MA, MI, OH, MD, and IL.