Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Organic Basil Sold at Trader Joe’s

Infinite Herbs organic basil sold at Trader Joe’s has been linked to a multistate Salmonella Typhimurium. Twelve people have been sickened, one of whom has been hospitalized.

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Organic Basil Salmonella Recall

Recalled Infinite Herbs brand organic basil, packed in 2.5-oz clamshell packages, were sold at Trader Joe’s stores in: AL, CT, D.C., DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, and WI.

Recalled Melissa’s brand organic basil packaged in 2-oz and 4-oz clamshell packages were sold at Dierberg’s stores in Illinois and Missouri between Feb. 10 and Feb. 20, 2024.

Infinite Herbs Salmonella Typhimurium

Melissa's basil recall

Where Have Illnesses Been Reported?

Whole genome sequencing tests on the bacteria cultured from sick people show the strains are closely related. This means they were exposed to the same source of contamination. The FDA used purchasing information from outbreak patients to trace back the source of the herbs purchased by those sickened and determined that Infinite Herbs, LLC, of Miami, FL, was the supplier. Illnesses have been reported from FL (3), GA (1), MN (4), MO (1), NJ (1), RI (1), and  WI (1).

Infinte Herbs Organic Basil Salmonella Outbreak

Salmonella Lawyers with Experience

If you have been sickened with Salmonella Typhimurium by Infinite Herbs organic basil sold at Trader Joe’s and would like a free consultation with a Salmonella lawyer, please contact the Pritzker Hageman Salmonella Legal Team. Our attorneys have represented clients in every major Salmonella outbreak in the U.S. You can reach us by calling 1-888-377-8900, sending a text to 612-261-0856, or completing the form below. There is no obligation and we don’t get paid unless we win.

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