Chia seeds sold at Walmart may be contaminated with Salmonella

Great Value Organic Chia Seeds sold nationwide at Walmart are being recalled because of the possibility they could be contaminated with Salmonella - FDA

No illnesses have been linked to the product

This article was updated on July 8, 2024 to note the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has increased the risk level of this food recall.

Natural Sourcing International is recalling one lot of Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds in 32 oz. packages. The company said the product could be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds were sold at Walmart stores nationwide.

The U.S. Food and Drug Aministration (FDA) has now classified this recall as a Class I recall, meaning it has the highest level of risk of injury or death.

“While no adverse events associated with the products have been reported to date, products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution and because consumer safety is the company’s highest priority,” Natural Sourcing said in a statement.

Specific information regarding the recalled products is as follows:



Lot Code

Expiration Date


Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds

32 oz

24095 C018

October 30, 2026


What to do

Consumers are directed to throw away products subject to the recall. Natural Sourcing International will provide a replacement product upon proof of purchase. 

Consumers seeking replacement products or with questions regarding this recall can contact Natural Sourcing International, by calling Customer Service at 1-818-405-9705 Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET or emailing the company at

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