Hayward, a California-based Global Commodities Corporation, has recalled one lot of Buenas Brand frozen grated coconut, a product of The Philippines. The California Department of Public Health testing found Salmonella may be contaminating the coconut product. Northern California retail locations received the coconut starting in February 2018.
Global Commodities ordered the recall in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Here’s the identifying information for the recalled product:
PRODUCT NAME: GRATED COCONUT
BRAND NAME: BUENAS,
DESCRIPTION: FROZEN GRATED COCONUT,
LOT NUMBER: 10BAAGA; 16 oz.
ORIGIN: PRODUCT OF THE PHILIPPINES.
Foodsafetynews.com advises retailers to remove the recalled product from their shelves and return it to Global for property credit.