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Recall of a batch of Bigi Mama ginger powder due to the presence of Salmonella

Thursday, 25 April 2024

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2024.15
Product Identification: Bigi Mama ginger powder; pack size: 50g
Batch Code Best before: 01/12/2025
Country Of Origin: India


The above batch of Bigi Mama ginger powder is being recalled due to the presence of Salmonella. Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours.  The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps.  The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.


Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and display recall notices at point-of-sale.  


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch. 

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