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Ground cinnamon recalls in the United States: What you need to know

Ground cinnamon recalls in the United States: What you need to know

However, south of the border, US residents are invited to throw up Some brands of ground cinnamon High levels of lead were found in many products.

Translation of this textAn article from CTV News.

The FDA cautions that lead exposure may not show immediately obvious symptoms. Chronic exposure to lead can cause Serious health problemsEspecially in children.

Cinnamon was recalled from six dispensers, with lead levels ranging from 2.03 to 3.4 parts per million (ppm). However, the previous recall revealed levels of 5 1100 ppm Cinnamon flavored applesauce And applesauce.

For example, the Maximum authorized content in ppm Lead in infant formula is 0.01. Fish proteins and whole tomatoes may contain up to 0.5 ppm.

So far, at least, only cinnamon sold in the United States has been found to contain trace amounts of lead.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed in an email to CTV News on Wednesday that products known to contain lead are not distributed in Canada.

“The CFIA is aware of the alert issued by the United States FDA and has been in contact with the US authorities,” it said.

The CFIA said it is monitoring the situation.

The CFIA has indicated that the public will be notified Health Canada website In case of recall.

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