Recall of Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot due to Presence of Salmonella

Friday, 28 June 2019

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Alert Notification:



Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot, pack size: 1kg, best before date: end: April 2021

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P & B Foods Ltd is recalling the above batch of Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot due to the presence of Salmonella. Point-of-sale (POS) notices will be displayed in stores supplied with this batch.

Update as of 03.07.2019: Please refer to FSAI food alert 2019.25 (Update 1).  P & B Foods Ltd is extending its recall of Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot to include an additional pack size (400 g).

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:


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch of Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot.

Heera Chilli Powder Front of Pack
Heera Chilli Powder Back of Pack