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Organic basil distributed to Minnesota recalled over possible contamination

Organic basil distributed to Minnesota recalled over possible contamination Photo: courtesy of the US Food and Drug Administration.

The Associated Press
Created: May 12, 2020 06:22 AM

United Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling some Wild Harvest Organic Basil distributed to Minnesota retailers over a possible health risk.

The organic basil was distributed from the company's Hopkins distribution center to grocery stores in Minnesota between April 18 and May 8.

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UNFI says the product may have been contaminated with a microscopic parasite that can cause an intestinal illness called cyclosporiasis.

No illnesses, including allergic reactions, have been reported.


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