Gel Spice Co. LLC imports and manufactures food service products, consumer and retail spices, seeds, bakery ingredients, and spices and seasonings for food manufacturers. It offers pepper tins, gravies, salt and peppers, extracts, basils, caraway seeds, custom spice blends, oreganos, red peppers, paprika, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, sprinkles, bulk herbs, coconut and chocolate chips, and bottled parsley flakes, cinnamon, chopped onions, and more. The company also offers spice racks, spice shelves, shippers, power wings, and spice shippers as merchandising support for its customers. Its customers include distributors, exporters, and retailers in groceries and drug stores, and dollar chains, as...
48 Hook Road
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Founded in 1955
Gel Spice Company, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Fresh Finds Brand Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 Oz (100 G), due to Possible Salmonella Risk
Sep 16 14
Gel Spice Company Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds-Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 oz, plastic jars, because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella, 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 often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis. Product was distributed via Big Lots Retail Stores Inc. nationwide, with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii. There are 16,443 cases of the recalled product sold in 3.53 oz.(100 g) plastic jars with the Fresh Finds brand label with UPC Code 4 11010 98290 1 is sold exclusively at Big Lots Retail Stores Inc. The recall was issued as the result of sampling by the FDA which revealed that the finished products contained the bacteria.