SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — CVS is voluntarily recalling cases of organic tea after the manufacturer reported it could contain salmonella.
The recall covers 1.4 ounce boxes of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea. The ‘sell by’ date was March 18, 2018.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
In a press release CVS said, “an ingredient produced by the manufacturer’s raw material supplier tested positive for Salmonella in another company’s product. CVS Pharmacy’s Gold Emblem product also contains this ingredient.”READ MORE: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
Customers who purchased the tea are advised to immediately discontinue use and return it to CVS for a refund.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
CVS says there have been no reported cases of illness. Salmonella poisoning can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Severe cases can result in endocarditis, arthritis and arterial infections.