Recall: Buenas Grated Coconut
On 2018-04-04, the FDA announced that Global Commodities is conducting a recall on Grated Coconut due to possible contamination with salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Buenas during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 34 food recalls due to potential contamination, including organic coconut smiles, various frozen items and more. Additionally, there have been 61 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 26 drug and medical device recalls.
Company Contact Information:
Name: Global Commodities
Phone: (510) 785-8885
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: California
Product Description: Grated coconut
Brand Name(s): Buenas
Reason for Recall: Salmonella
Official Recall Date: 2018-04-04
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Global Commodities Corporation, Hayward, CA is recalling one lot of Buenas Brand frozen grated coconut because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Read More.
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