McCormick initiates voluntary recall of oregano due to possible Salmonella risk McCormick & Company is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The potential risk was brought to McCormick's attention by FDA during routine testing. This recall affects 1,032 cases that were shipped of the affected date codes.