Spices USA is recalling Tasty Sawa Ground Turmeric, used for furthering manufacturing or repacking.
The product contains elevated levels of lead.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recalled product was distributed in Florida, New York, the Dominican Republic, France, Colombia, Jamaica and Barbados to distributors and re-packers -- not directly to consumers.
The following product is being recalled:
- Tasty Sawa, 50-lb. Bags, lot number 120674, USE BY 4/2018, Country of origin: India
All buyers have been contacted by Spices USA and advised to either return or destroy the product and to contact their customers with the same instructions if this product was repacked under another label.
What to do
Customers who purchased the recalled product should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-583-0250 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (EST).