Tullia’s Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce

Recall Number: #Voluntary
Date Published: September 08, 2014
Manufacturer: Tullia's


  • Clostridium Botulinum
  • Foodborne Illness

Summary by USRecalls.org

Tullia’s is recalling jars of it's Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce with code 530140. After investigation it was found that the pH level was high enough to allow Clostridium botulinum to grow.  Botulism is a potentially fatal foodborne illness that can cause weakness, dizziness, double-vision, trouble with speaking or swallowing, trouble breathing, and weakness of other muscles. 

FDA Official Description

Tullia's is recalling Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce code 530140. This recall has been initiated because a records review by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed that one batch of sauce produced with the 530140 code had a pH level high enough to allow the growth of Clostridium botulinum. If present, this organism can cause botulism, a serious and potentially fatal foodborne illness.

Products Affected

Tullia's Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce 16 OZ. and 32 OZ. with code 530140

What do I do next?

If you have purchased one of the jars of recalled sauce you should return it to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement.  If you have any questions you can contact Tulia's at 509-879-0325 3PM to 5PM PST.