FDA recalls Turmeric due to lead contamination.

pranThe has issued a recall for Pran Brand Tumeric Powder due to lead . Most of the spices found in the U.S. market are imported and the has previously reported problems with contaminated spice shipments. In September alone, the found 19 spice shipments to be contaminated, one-third of which were tainted with salmonella.

FAHMAN ENTERPRISES INC. of Dallas, TX is voluntarily recalling PRAN TURMERIC POWDER because it was found to contain high levels of lead that could cause to , particularly infants, small children, and pregnant women if consumed. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product contained high levels of lead (48 ppm) based on sampling by The Administration.

The turmeric powder is packaged in a transparent plastic bag with an of 25th January 2015 and barcode 8 3173000502 3.

Lead has a cumulative effect and can cause severe , including delayed mental and physical development and learning deficiencies. Pregnant women, infants and young children especially should avoid exposure to lead.

The recalled product was distributed in the city of Dallas, Texas to retail stores between the dates of July 2013 to September 2013.

who have purchased PRAN TURMERIC POWDER are urged not to consume the product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. with questions may contact the company at TEL 214 597 5133 , Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, CDT.


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    • October 31, 2013 at 2:55 pm

      As always, FDA lying to us. Turmeric is the best spice for your health.
      It has many benefits than lots of medicines approved by FDA.


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