Organic basil Recalled for Cyclospora

Posted on May 13, 2020 by

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United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) is initiating a recall of a limited quantity of Wild Harvest® Organic Basil distributed out of UNFI’s Hopkins, MN distribution center to select retailers in Minnesota between 4/18/2020-5/8/2020. The potential for the impacted product to be contaminated by Cyclospora cayetanensis. No illnesses, including allergic reactions, involving this product have been reported to date.

This recall includes Wild Harvest® Organic Fresh Basil products sold in .25oz, .75oz, 2oz, and 4oz plastic clam shell containers (UPCs: 0071153550450, 0071153550322, 0071153550762, 0071153550323). Impacted product can be identified by a white sticker with black ink on the back of the container stating: “Product of Colombia” and “112.”

This recall is being initiated with the knowledge of the United States Food & Drug Administration. This product was distributed in the state of Minnesota to grocery stores. Consumers who believe that they are in possession of any of the above products affected by this recall should dispose of the product in an appropriate waste container. For any inquiries, consumers may call 1-888-256-2800.

Company Contact Information

Consumers: 1-888-256-2800

Organic Fresh Basil in package, Product of Colombia (closer view)

Organic Fresh Basil, 2 oz, Label example


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