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


cinnamon much of the alert

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

The data of the product involved are:

  • Product Name:  Ground Cinnamon
  • Brand/commercial name : Especias Pedroza
  • Product appearance: Plastic packaging
  • Batch numbers and best before dates: 
    • A220079, 12/31/2023
    • A222605, 02/28/2026
  • Unit weight:  700 g
  • Temperature: Ambient.

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

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

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