Monday, March 10, 2014

Nagaraya Product Being Recalled

It's one of my favorite snack when I was younger specially the adobo flavored one.

I was shocked earlier when I was watching the news on TV that FDA recalls some batch of Nagaraya product due to level of aflatoxin.



The FDA, in a press statement, said Food Industries, Inc., initiated the recall of its Nagaraya Cracker Nut Original Butter Flavor (160 grams) identified under Lot No. 14019 with expiry date01242015F, which was found to contain an unacceptable level for aflatoxin. -ABS-CBN News

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, aflatoxin is a “fungal toxin that commonly contaminates maize and other types of crops during production, harvest, storage or processing.”
“Exposure to aflatoxin is known to cause both chronic and acute hepatocellular injury. In Kenya, acute aflatoxin poisoning results in liver failure and death in up to 40 percent of cases,” the center said.



"Consumers who have purchased Nagaraya Cracker Nut Original Butter Flavor (160 grams) under Lot No. 14019 are advised to contact the Sales Department of Food Industries, Inc. at 810-0141," the FDA said,

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