Ireland – Recall of Batches of True Natural Goodness Organic Turmeric Powder due to Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

FSAI

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2021.55
Product: True Natural Goodness Organic Turmeric Powder; pack size: 250g and 500g
Batch Code: All batch codes with best before dates after 05/07/2023
Country Of Origin: India

Message:

True Natural Goodness is recalling the above batches of its Organic Turmeric Powder due to elevated levels of Aflatoxin.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

Nature Of Danger:

Aflatoxin is one of a group of a naturally occurring chemicals (mycotoxins) produced by certain moulds. They can grow on a variety of different crops and foodstuffs often under warm and humid conditions.

Mycotoxins can cause a variety of adverse health effects in humans including cancer (some are genotoxic), kidney and liver damage, gastrointestinal disturbances, reproductive disorders or suppression of the immune system. Mycotoxins are naturally occurring, so their presence in foods cannot be completely avoided.

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batches were sold.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

True Natural Goodness Organic Turmeric Powder

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