Coconut flakes sold in Ore. and Wash. recalled for possible salmonella contamination

Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut - photo courtesy FDA

Health officials are warning about a potentially tainted batch of shredded coconut after 25 people got sick, including four in Western Washington.

Experts say Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut could be contaminated with salmonella.

The Food and Drug Administration says Evershing International Trading Company is recalling the 16-ounce packs.

The product is sold in Oregon and Washington.

Anyone who purchased it should throw it away or return it to the store for a full refund.

This is a complete recall of all Coconut Tree Frozen Shredded Coconut currently on the market.

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