On December 16, 2011, Swanson’s Organic Celery Seed by Swanson Health Products because of the possibility that it is contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Salmonella.
The recalled celery seed is packaged in 1.4 oz. plastic bottles with a UPC code of 0-8761424048-0. The lot number and “Best By” date are 1541102C and June 3, 2013, respectively; this information can be found on the bottom of the bottle.
The recalled product was sold at the Swanson Health Products retail store in Fargo, ND, shipped to individual consumers, and could be held for pick up and the Swanson Health Products headquarters. The recalled celery seed was sold from June 16, 2011 – December 16, 2011.
Salmonella can cause potentially serious infections. Some symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea (sometimes 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 is currently assisting individuals injured by defective food and drug products. If you are diagnosed with Salmonella, are awaiting medical confirmation of infection, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free legal case evaluation by using our easy to use Salmonella Lawsuit form, or call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274.
More information about Salmonella can be found at Salmonella Pine Nut Lawsuit.