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Taco seasoning sold at Ohio Walmarts recalled for possible salmonella

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Posted at 8:30 AM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 08:30:45-04

CLEVELAND — Taco seasoning packets sold in Ohio Walmarts are being recalled by Williams Foods LLC for possible Salmonella contamination.

The following packets are recalled:

Item numberProduct NamePackage SizeProduct UPCProduct dates
564829444Great Value Mild Taco Seasoning Mix1 oz0 78742 24572 0Best if used by 07/08/21
Best if used by 07/09/21
050215HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium1.25 oz0 41220 79609 0Better by 07/10/21
Better by 07/11/21
Better by 07/15/21

The seasoning packets contain cumin spice, which was found to be potentially contaminated with salmonella.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The potentially affected product consists of retail packages weighing 1 – 1.25 oz.

The "Best By" date information can be found on the top part of the back side of the package. The product is sold in select retail grocery stores located in Washington, DC and the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, WY.

Consumers who have purchased the product with the above "Best By" dates are urged not to consume the product but to discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.