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August 25, 2000

Badia Spices Inc. Recalls Badia Brand Paprika

Miami, FL (SafetyAlerts) - Florida-based Badia Spices Inc. is recalling 22,000 bottles of its 'Badia Paprika' product, sold in 2-ounce plastic bottles because the spice may be contaminated with salmonella.

The product was distributed in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Peru, and the West Indies.

The product is identified as having an expiration date of 11-2002, and UPC number 33844-00011.

Consumers should not eat the recalled product but return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Symptoms of salmonella include diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain and vomiting. Healthy people typically recover in a few days, but salmonella can cause serious, even life-threatening, infections in young children, the elderly and people with weak immune systems.

Consumers may contact Badia at 305-629-8000.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers August 25, 2000.

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