USA – Salmonella, Mold/Mould prompt recall of Marijuana Syrups and Distallates

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Public health officials in Arizona are reporting a recall of several marijuana products after testing found Salmonella and Aspergillus mold. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that the recall includes edible products in the forms of honey-like syrup and distallates.

Several unidentified dispensaries and other unspecified marijuana-related businesses initiated the recall. Consumers who bought the products listed below are being advised to throw them away.

Although no illnesses or reactions have been confirmed as of the posting of the recall notice, Salmonella can cause serious infections and Aspergillus can cause life-threatening reactions in people who have certain mold allergies.

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