May 21st, 2020 Curry Powder Recall

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On May 21st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article that involves the recall of Radhuni brand curry powder. The product which was produced at a facility in Maspeth, New York has recalled this product because it could be contaminated with Salmonella. The possible contamination was discovered during routine tests. There are currently no illnesses reported from the consumption of the product.

The product is sold in 400 gram containers which were sent out to stores between 4/17/2020 and 4/21/2020. The expiration date of the product is 01/02/2022.

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious infection in individuals with compromised immune systems like pregnant women, young children and elderly citizens. The symptoms of a typical Salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Other symptoms of a Salmonella infection can include nausea, vomiting or headaches.These symptoms can occur between six hours to six days after eating the contaminated food, and they can last between four and seven days. If a consumer has healthcare concerns, contact your local healthcare provider.

For more information on Salmonella infections: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/general/salmonella-symptoms.html

For more information on the recall: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/new-hoque-and-sons-inc-recalls-radhuni-curry-powder-because-possible-health-risk

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