A brand of chili powder sold nationwide has been pulled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination.
US Trading Company voluntarily recalled Dragonfly Crushed Chili Powder in 6.3 ounce plastic tubs with lot code 359XP. The code is affixed to the bottom of container. The bar code 7 21557 53317 8 is printed on the front of the tub.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Production and distribution of the product has been suspended while FDA, California Dept of Public Health and firm continue the investigation.