Recall of Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Natural Sourcing International has issued a voluntary recall of a specific lot of Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds (32 oz.) sold at Walmart stores nationwide, including in California. The recall is prompted by the potential presence of Salmonella, a dangerous bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.

Health Risks of Salmonella

Infection with Salmonella can cause symptoms like fever, diarrhea (which can be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Severe cases can result in the infection spreading to the bloodstream, leading to more serious conditions such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis. Although no adverse reactions have been reported from consuming the recalled chia seeds, the recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure to protect consumers.

Details of the Recalled Product

Product Name: Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds

  • Size: 32 oz
  • Lot Code: 24095 C018
  • Expiration Date: October 30, 2026
  • UPC: 078742300665

To identify the recalled product, check the main label on the pouch and the lot number on the bottom of the back panel of the packaging.

Consumer Actions

If you have purchased the affected chia seeds, dispose of them immediately. Natural Sourcing International will provide a replacement product upon proof of purchase. For replacements or more information, contact Natural Sourcing International's Customer Service at 1-818-405-9705, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST, or via email at

FDA Collaboration

This recall is being carried out in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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