Shake Group of New Jersey is recalling Asafoetida Powder because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. This product is the dried gum from a rhizome used in pickling and in Indian cuisine. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product.
The recalled product is L.G Compounded Asafoetida Powder in 50 gram and 100 gram package sizes. Packages are coded with the Lot Number 2323. It was distributed to Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania through retail stores. It is packaged in a white screw cap plastic bottle with the UPC number 840222000149.
If you purchased this product, do not use it, even if it will be used in cooked dishes. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged container, or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.