Kroger Amends Code Date on Recalled Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder

CINCINNATI, Ohio–(ENEWSPF)–March 19, 2010 – The Kroger Co. today amended the code date on Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder it recalled yesterday due to notification from a supplier that an ingredient in the product may have been contaminated with Salmonella.

Kroger is recalling Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder sold in 2.5-ounce jars with code dates of Sell By: Dec 03 11PS2 and Sell by: Dec 04 11PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111066599.

Stores under the following names in the 31 states where Kroger operates are included in this recall: Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, Fry’s, King Soopers, Smith’s, Dillons, QFC, City Market, Foods Co., Jay C, Scott’s, Owen’s, Baker’s, Gerbes, Hilander and Pay Less.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the Kroger products.

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at

Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900. For more information, please visit