California consumers were warned on Monday not to eat three varieties of Santos brand candies imported from India after tests found they contained lead levels in excess of state and federal standards. The three candies are:

  • Santos Rewadi Gur (7 and 14 ounce packages)
  • Santos Sugar Rewadi (2 lb. package)
  • Santos Sesame Candy (2 lb.

OnTime Distribution is recalling PRAN brand Turmeric spice powder because it contains high levels of lead. Recent analysis of the product found that it contained lead levels as high as 28 and 42 parts per million. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not set a specific limit on lead in spices but has set…

A new study out of the University of Nevada Las Vegas may give spicy food-lovers pause. Researchers at UNLV reported this week they have found concerning levels of lead in several types of imported hot sauces that were tested. The study, by Shawn Gerstenberger and Jennifer Berger Ritchie, and published in the Journal of Environmental…

The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers not to eat five different dried plum and prune products because they may contain dangerous levels of lead. CDPH issued a health advisory Monday after tests revealed illegal concentrations of lead in the preserved fruits, all of which were imported by California companies from either Hong…

A North Carolina-based company is recalling one lot of its black licorice because the product contains high levels of lead. Lucky Country, Inc. of Lincolntown, NC issued a voluntary recall of its “Aussie Style” black licorice Friday after testing by the California Department of Health revealed that it contained levels of lead above government safety…

An Illinois-based company is recalling ceramic wine goblets sold nationwide because they may contain more leachable lead and cadmium than federal regulations allow. 

Enesco, LLC of Itasca, IL has announced a voluntary recall of 300 of its “Any Wine Will Do” wine goblets because internal product testing revealed levels of leachable lead and cadmium beyond those …

Three candies are being recalled after tests conducted by the California Department of Public Health found they exceed California standards for lead.

The recalled candies are:

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– Chef’s Pride Rewadi Candy imported from Pakistan and packaged in a 7 oz. semi-round, clear plastic container with a red twist-off lid. The front label is light brown …

U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone  (D-NJ) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to set safety standards for arsenic and lead in juices.  

The “Arsenic Prevention and Protection from Lead Exposure in Juice Act of 2012” or “APPLE Juice Act of 2012” is in response …

A California company is recalling candies imported from India because they contain unsafe levels of lead.

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Bavan Food Company, based in Sacramento, issued a recall of its Sugar Rewari candy after tests by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) determined the candies contained as much as 1.2 parts per million of lead. California considers …

Ground turmeric sold at Target stores, and turmeric and curry seasoning sold at Top Food stores, are being recalled because they may contain elevated levels of lead.

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A Missouri company Friday announced that it was recalling its Archer Farms brand of ground turmeric after being alerted by a supplier about the possibility of excessive lead.…