Tea sold at CVS recalled due to Salmonella concerns

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 25, 2016) – CVS Pharmacy has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of select cases of Gold Emblem Abound™ Organic Spiced Herbal Tea due to possible Salmonella contamination.

An ingredient produced by the manufacturer’s raw material supplier tested positive for Salmonella in another company’s product, and CVS Pharmacy’s Gold Emblem product also contains this ingredient.

The product is labeled “Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea 1.41 oz” and was packed in 1.4 ounce cartons. The recalled product has a single best by date of 18 Mar 2018 with a UPC code 0 50428 541043. No other best by dates are affected. The product was available at CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide.

Approximately 200 units of the recalled product were sold prior to this recall. CVS says they’re not aware of any reported cases of illness related to this product, and it has issued this voluntary recall as a matter of precaution.

Any customer who purchased the recalled product should immediately discontinue use and return the item to CVS Pharmacy for a refund. For additional information, please contact the Company at 1-800-SHOP-CVS Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 Pp.m.