Baraka branded Curry Powder Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Baraka branded Curry Powder Recall [US]UBC Food Distributors, a Dearborn, Michigan establishment is recalling certain batch/lots of Baraka branded Curry Powder due to suspected elevated levels of Lead, and consequential risk of ingestion, developmental delays, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/SAji30mp4ji

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm624397.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Curry Powder Spices are subject to this recall:

  • Baraka Curry Powder, sold in seven (7) ounce plastic jars with a UPC of 822514265566
  • Baraka Hot Curry Powder, sold in seven (7) ounce plastic jars with a UPC of 822514265566

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One additional image of the recalled Curry Powder can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after testing performed by the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development high level of Lead. The recalled Curry products  were shipped between June 15, 2018 and July 31, 2018 to Colorado Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Ohio

==> For information about Lead Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Curry Powder products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Spices to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Curry Powder, please search for “curry” or more generically, “spices” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Lead contamination, please search for “lead” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by UBC Food Distributors, Inc, please search for “UBC” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 10769-2018
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