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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Traditional Medicinals Tea Recall

April 17, 2018


Traditional Medicinals is recalling one lot each of its Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea and Everyday Detox Lemon Tea may be contaminated with Salmonella. An ingredient within this product has tested positive for Salmonella in the retained samples at the supplier. Salmonella was not detected in their own testing of this lot or in this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Salmonella is an organism which 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 may experience some or all of these symptoms: fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name



Best When Used By

Traditional Medicinal Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea


16 ct


Traditional Medicinal EveryDay Detox Lemon


16 ct


Consumers may call Traditional Medicinals consumer line at 1-800-543-4372 for more information.

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