Recall Ground Tumeric for Elevated Lead

According to the FDA six distributors of the spice ground Tumeric have issued recalls for containing elevated levels of lead. The brand names Gel Spice, Spice Select, Market Pantry, Clear Value, Lieber’s, Spice Supreme, and JM Exotic Foods are in the recall. Check the back of your bottle for the name of the distributor. Customers who have purchased this product may return it for a full refund. Lead can accumulate in the body over time. Too much can cause health problems, including delayed mental and physical development and learning deficiencies. Pregnant women, infants and young children especially should avoid exposure to lead. People concerned about blood lead levels should contact their physician or health clinic to ask about testing. For more information:

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm513844.htm

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm515105.htm

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm515328.htm

Consumers should check back of label for distributor

Consumers should check back of label for distributor

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