Catalonia – Alert for the presence of Clostridium perfringens in ground cinnamon from Vietnam


Alert Ground Cinnamon

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has notified the competent authorities of the autonomous communities and the Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES), through the Coordinated  System for Rapid Information Exchange  (SCIRI), an alert, transferred by the health authorities of the Community of Madrid, regarding the presence of Clostridium perfringens in ground cinnamon from the Especias Pedroza brand.

The data of the product involved are:

  • Product name: ground cinnamon
  • Brand/Commercial Name: Pedroza Spices
  • Product appearance: plastic container
  • Batch numbers and best before date:
    • A220079, 12/31/2023
    • A222605, 02/28/2026
  • Unit Weight: 700g
  • Temperature: ambient

The withdrawal of affected products from marketing channels will be verified by the competent authorities.

People who have products affected by this alert at home are recommended to refrain from consuming them and return them to the point of purchase.

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