WASHINGTON – Organic grocery retailer Natural Grocers issued a recall on its 2-pound bags of organic soybeans. According to the company, the packages have the potential to contain mold.
The company discovered the contamination risk, and the product was suspended pending investigations by Natural Grocers and the Food and Drug Administration.
The organic soybeans were distributed to 154 Natural Grocers’ stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Consumers should discontinue the use of bags bearing 19-168 and 19-205 as the packed-on dates. The packed-on date is on the bottom left-hand corner of the label.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has flexible and smaller footprint neighborhood stores in 20 states. And it also has approximately 3,500 employees.
According to its recent financial report, Natural Grocers signed leases for five new stores. They acquired the property for two additional new stores, which will open during 2020 and beyond.