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July 31, 2002

Recall Update: Badia Spices Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Product is packaged in a small cellophane/plastic bag with a label which states in part:
"***BADIA Sesame Seed Ajonjoli**Net Wt. 2 oz. (56.7 g)**These almond like seeds are popular
in Oriental cuisine. Delicious garnish for hors d'oeuves and salads.** Badia Spices, Inc., Miami,
FL **" Recall # F-676-2.

CODE
"EXP 03-05" appear on some products.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Badia Spices, Inc. Miami, FL, by fax on April 1, 2002.
State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' analysis revealed the presence of Salmonella.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
15240/2 oz bags or 1270 cases of 12/2 oz. each.

DISTRIBUTION
FL, GA, MD, MA AND NY and San Salvador, El Salvador, Barbados, W.I. and Grand Cayman, Cayman
Islands
.

 
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