December 28, 2011: Starwest Botanicals Recalls Organic Celery Seed- Possible Salmonella Contamination

On December 14, 2011, Starwest Organic Celery Seed was recalled by Starwest Botanicals, because the producst may be contaminated with Salmonella.


The recalled seeds were shipped to individual costumers or bought at the Starwest Botanicals store and were sold between April 14 and December 14 of 2011.


The recall announcement included:

  • Starwest Botanicals Celery Seed (Whole) 2oz. with UPC 7-6796310619-3 and lot number F7073 found on the bottom of the pouch.
  • Starwest Botanicals Celery Seed (Whole) 1 pound with UPC 7-6796307864-3 and lot number 40203 found on the bottom of the pouch.


Symptoms of Salmonella infection (salmonellosis) may include diarrhea (sometime bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 12-72 hours after the ingestion of contaminated food.


Personal injury attorney, Eric H. Weinberg, New Brunsewick, NJ, is currently assisting individuals sickened in Salmonella outbreaks nationwide.  If you have been diagnosed with salmonellosis please fill out this easy to use Salmonella Lawsuit Form found on this page or call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274


To learn more about food poisoning or Salmonella cases, please see: and Salmonella Pine Nut Outbreak.