Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible Salmonella contamination


Kroger has announced it is recalling several items from store shelves due to possible contamination with Salmonella.  The recall applies to Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in Kroger retail stores.

The Cincinnati-based company says a sample of Kroger Garlic Powder from a store in North Augusta, South Carolina was tested by FDA and found to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The grocery chain says to date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products.

Stores under the following names in the 31 states where Kroger operates are included in this recall:

  • Kroger
  • Ralphs
  • Food 4 Less
  • Foods Co.
  • Fred Meyer
  • Fry’s
  • King Soopers
  • City Market
  • Smith’s
  • Dillons
  • Baker’s
  • Gerbes
  • Jay C
  • Ruler Foods
  • Pay Less
  • Owen’s
  • Scott’s

Kroger is recalling the following items:

– Kroger Ground Cinnamon 1111070034 Sell by: May 19 18PS4 18.3 oz 

– Kroger Garlic Powder 1111070039 Sell by: May 18 17PS4 24.7 oz 

– Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper 1111070041 Sell by: May 18 18PS4

– Kroger Bac’n Buds 1111070025 Sell by: May 20 18PS4 12.0 oz 

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.  Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS. 

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