Recall: Baraka Hot Curry Powder And Curry Powder
On 2018-10-25, the FDA announced that UBC Food Distributors is conducting a recall on Hot Curry Powder And Curry Powder due to possible undeclared lead. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Baraka during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Company Contact Information:
Name: UBC Food Distributors
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Hot Curry Powder and Curry Powder
Brand Name(s): Baraka
Reason for Recall: Undeclared Lead
Official Recall Date: 2018-10-25
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
A voluntary recall has been initiated by UBC Food Distributors Inc, due to a high level of lead found in the above named products; after testing was done by the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development. This product was purchased from an importer. The importer, along with the FDA, are now in the process of contacting the source of the product, so that corrective action can be taken on their part. Use of, or consumption of this product may elevate lead levels in the blood. Read More.
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