There is a LARGE recall of products right now that contain Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein because of salmonella contamination. The list contains Walmart's Great Value products, Dean's products, McCormick products, Publix products and Kroger products just to name a few. FoodSafety.gov says the following:
Salmonella Associated with Foods with Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
- Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) is a flavor enhancer used in processed foods.
- HVP manufactured by Basic Food Flavors has been recalled because of Salmonella. See the consumer alert.
- No illnesses have been reported.
Please click here to view the list of food products that are being recalled. It's a very long list (17 pages) so look carefully to make sure you don't have any of the products!
- HVP is used in a wide variety of food products. Only products made with HVP from Basic Food Flavors are being recalled.