Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Organic Soybeans Due to Mold

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets is recalling Natural Grocers brand 2-pound Organic Soybeans because they have the potential to contain mold, according to the FDA.

The product was 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.

Natural Grocers Stores:

Chandler
5805 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 893-8000

Flagstaff
503 West Clay Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 779-4172

Gilbert – Baseline
2151 E Baseline Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 635-9000

Gilbert – Val Vista
1625 E Williams Field Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85295
(480) 917-9000

Phoenix – Indian School Rd
655 W. Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 277-3000

Prescott
1470 Gail Gardner Way
Prescott, AZ 86305
(928) 771-0400

Scottsdale
13802 North Scottsdale Road Unit 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 483-2200

Sedona
1915 West State Route 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 282-1961

Tucson – Broadway and Country Club
3016 East Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 327-3100

Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use and either throw it away or return it to the store for credit or refund.

The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags weighing 2 pounds and bearing the “Natural Grocers” label. Only packages bearing 19-168 and 19-205 as the packed-on dates are subject to recall. The packed-on date can be found in the bottom left-hand corner of the label.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of mold.

Production of the product has been suspended while the Food and Drug Administration and the company continue their investigation into the source of the problem.

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