King Soopers parent company Kroger recalls spices for possible salmonella contamination

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CINCINNATI — Kroger, the parent company of King Soopers and City Market supermarkets, has recalled four of its store-branded spices because of possible salmonella contamination.

The affected products are Kroger ground cinnamon, Kroger garlic powder, Kroger coarse ground black pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds.

A sample of Kroger garlic powder at a store in South Carolina was tested by the Food and Drug Administration and found to be contaminated with salmonella, Kroger said.

Kroger recalled four brand-name spices because of possible salmonella contamination.

Kroger recalled four brand-name spices because of possible salmonella contamination.

Kroger said there have been no illnesses reported, but it is recalling all four seasonings produced on the same equipment in the same facility that the contaminated garlic powder originated.

The recall is specifically for:

*Kroger ground cinnamon, UPC code 1111070034, sell by code: May 19 18PS4, size 18.3 ounces

*Kroger garlic powder, UPC code 1111070039, sell by code: May 18 17PS4, size 24.7 ounces

*Kroger coarse ground black pepper, UPC code 1111070041, sell by code: May 18 18PS4 and May 19 18PS4, size 17.1 ounces

*Kroger bac’n buds, UPC code 1111070025, sell by code: May 20 18PS4, size 12 ounces.

Any consumers with those products are asked to return them to the store for a full refund or replacement. Anyone with questions are asked to call Kroger at 800-576-4377.

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