MDH Masala Off The Shelves In The US After Salmonella Bacteria Was Found

by Mrunal Mahajan
MDH Masala Off The Shelves In The US After Salmonella Bacteria Was Found

The oldest masala brand, MDH is off the shelves from the US after salmonella bacteria was found in the product. US  Food and Drug Administration agency has found the bacteria in MDH’s 3 batches and the affected product was distributed in Northern California retail stores.

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USFDA in an official statement said, “This product was tested by FDA through a certified laboratory to be positive for salmonella,” adding that the recall was “initiated after it was discovered by the FDA that the salmonella contaminated products were distributed.” reports Network 18.

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Salmonella bacteria are harmful and the consumption of it can lead to bacterial and foodborne illness. And the symptoms of which can range from diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever are common symptoms. These symptoms show signs between 12-72 hours of its consumption. The disease caused by bacteria is called Salmonella and the illness lasts for about a week or less.

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The USFDA has urged people to return the product from the stores they bought it and also get a total refund for it. Even though the lots of MDH Masala is off the shelves, it is not yet confirmed if those lots were distributed in India.