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February 8, 2001

Badia Recalls Paprika in Three States

Miami, FL (SafetyAlerts) - Badia Spices of Miami, Florida has announced it is recalling 42,516 units of its paprika product in Florida, Georgia and New York because of possible contamination with salmonella.

Badia has ordered a voluntary recall of "Badia Paprika" product with lot number 120400, 2oz bottle UPC# 33844-00011, as a result of a recent Florida Department of Agriculture routine inspection in Florida where they discovered the possible presence of salmonella.

Salmonella can cause serious illnesses in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experiences symptoms similar to a bad case of the flu. Consumers are urged to check their kitchens for this product with the specified lot number and to discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange.

Consumers with questions or concerns are to contact Badia Spices, Inc. (305)629-8000.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers February 8, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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