Last updated on 21 December 2011
Natco recalls ground cumin
Natco Foods is recalling certain batches of its ground cumin because some are contaminated with salmonella. The affected batches have a ‘best before’ date of September 2013 or October 2013. If you have bought the product don’t use it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
The product being recalled is:
- Natco Ground Cumin, 100g jar, 100g pack, 400g pack, 1kg pack, 5kg pack
- Best before: September 2013, October 2013
Natco has recalled the affected products from consumers and stockists. Customer notices have been displayed in stores, explaining why the product has been recalled.
If you have bought the affected product, don’t use it. You can return it to the store for a full refund.
No other Natco products are known to be affected.
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