Tainted Ginger From China Recalled

Law360, New York (July 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Consumers who have recently bought fresh ginger should throw it out, California officials warned over the weekend after discovering contamination in yet another product imported from China.

The California Department of Public Health on Sunday announced that the poisoned fresh ginger has been recalled, after a routine random sampling program detected the pesticide aldicarb sulfoxide in some batches that came from China.

The department said it had not received any reports of illnesses from the ginger.

Taken at small levels, aldicarb poisoning can cause flu-like symptoms,...
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