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Oriental Packing Co. recalls more curry spice because of lead

Oriental Packing Co. Inc. is again recalling spice products because of lead, this time pulling back an undisclosed amount of curry powder. In August the Miami company recalled almost 200 tons of blended curry spices because of lead contamination. The new recall involves Oriental brand and OCHO-RIOS brand curry powder, according to the recall notice… Continue Reading

Spices USA recalls imported ground turmeric for excessive lead

Spices USA Inc. of Hialeah, FL, is recalling 772 50-pound bags of Tasty Sawa Ground Turmeric because it contains elevated levels of lead. The company sells its products to distributors and re-packers, not directly to consumers. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem, according to Spices USA. Consumers are warned not… Continue Reading