Ingredient Used In Many Processed Foods Recalled

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A flavoring ingredient used in hundreds of processed foods contains salmonella and is being recalled.

The ingredient is manufactured by a Las Vegas company is a common ingredient in many processed foods -- including soups, sauces, chilies, stews, hot dogs, gravies, seasoned snack foods, dips and dressings. It's called hydrolyzed vegetable protein.

All products made with the ingredient since Sept. 17 are being recalled. The FDA said no illnesses or deaths have been reported.

The FDA said Thursday it collected and analyzed samples at the Las Vegas facility and confirmed the presence of a strain of salmonella in the company's processing equipment.

Dip Products:

Follow Your Heart
Great Value
Johnny's Fine Foods
Oak Lake Farms
T. Marzetti

Dressing and Dressing Mix Products:

Follow Your Heart
Trader Joe's

Pre-Packaged Meal Products:

Follow Your Heart
Snack and Snack Mix Products

Soup Mix Products:

Homemade Gourmet

For more information about the recall from the FDA, click on the link below.

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