Denmark – Ochratoxin A in licorice root powder

DVFA

Midsona Danmark A / S is recalling licorice root powder. An excessive content of the fungal poison Ochratoxin A. has been found.

Recalled Foods , Published: January 8, 2021

What food:
Urtekram Licorice root
Best before date: 09.23.2022
EAN: 5765228750483

Sold to:
supermarket, Bilka, Kvickly, SuperBrugsen, Meny, Spar, My Grocery, ABC low, LetKøb, Løvbjerg, Super Land, Liva Stormarked, Strynø Købmand, Magasin Kgs. Nytorv, Søstrene Grene, Helsam, Med24 and various online health food stores.

Company recalling:
Midsona Danmark A / S

Cause:
An analysis has shown an excessive content of Ochratoxin A in the product. Ochratoxin A is a fungal toxin that is formed due to fungal growth in the product.

Risk:
As the level of ochratoxin A is above the limit, it can pose a health risk.

Advice for consumers: The Danish
Veterinary and Food Administration advises consumers to deliver the product back to the store where it was purchased or to discard it.

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