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Jamaican Government Bans Importation Of L.A. Lucky Brand Sweet Basil From Canada

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that the Bureau of Standard Jamaica, on 25th May, 2017 banned the importation of L.A. Lucky brand Sweet Basil seed into the island.      The product is produced by 3 Dolphins wholesale; 4801 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.

The potential contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed presence of Salmonella in some lot of 2.1ounce of the product.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system.

Details of Affected Products.

L.A LUCKY SWEET BASIL SEED  20678 201697 60g All units sold from October, 2015 up to May, 25th 2017. 2.1 ounce, clear plastic package

All outlets and consumers with these products should immediately stop their sale and use.The affected product should be submitted to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action. Importers are advised not to import affected product.

NAFDAC……….Safeguarding the health of the nation

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