UBC Food Distributors in Dearborn, MI, is recalling the Ground Black Pepper under the Baraka brand name in 7-ounce plastic containers with UPC code 8 22514 26626 6 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 

The recalled “black pepper” was distributed nationwide in retail stores.

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The European Commission has tightened the rules around imports of Galia melons from Honduras because of a recent Salmonella outbreak.

Emergence of a risk to human health because of possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination means official controls are to be increased with identity and physical checks on 10 percent of consignments 
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The European Commission has tightened checks on black pepper from Brazil because of Salmonella and peanuts from India because of aflatoxins.

These and other products entering the European Union from non-EU countries are now subject to a temporary increase of official controls. Revised legislation has also seen some checks become
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