Recall: Nabelsi Thyme
On 2017-03-17, the FDA announced that Aroma Imports is conducting a recall on Thyme due to a possible lead. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Nabelsi during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: Aroma Imports
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey and Virginia
Product Description: Thyme
Brand Name(s): Nabelsi
Reason for Recall: Excessive Lead Levels
Official Recall Date: 2017-03-17
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Aroma Imports Inc. of Dearborn Heights, MI, is recalling 450 g and 4.5 kg packages of Nabelsi brand Thyme because the products have the potential to contain excessive levels of lead. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product contained high levels of lead (422 PPM) based on sampling by U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Illinois Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Protection. Based on the product's 30 g serving size, the calculated lead result is 12,660 ug per serving. This level exceeds the daily limit guidelines of 6 ug per day for children, the 25 ug per day for pregnant women, and the 75 ug per day for other adults. Read More.
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