A Food Safety Recall on Truly Gifted Spice Racks

A Food Safety Recall on Truly Gifted Spice Racks
January 22, 2013

Currently, there is a recall concern for a specific spice rack offered under the name of “Truly Gifted Spice Rack 12 Bottle Spice Set.” This product is offered and packaged by Ontrack Pty Ltd and is sold at Big W stores.

It is important that anyone who owns or has gifted one of these spice racks be aware of the danger and respond to the recall as soon as possible.

The Details of the Recall

The spice rack first began recalls last year, but there are still people using the product. The problem is in the peppercorn spice itself, which is contaminated with a microbial form of salmonella. It is recommended by the company that none of the spice be used however. The information about the particular spice rack under the recall includes:

  • 12 Bottle Set with a 2-Tier Rack
  • Date on Box is: Best Before November 30, 2013.
  • The Product is Sold in Big W Stores
  • Store Locations are in NSW, TAS, ACT, and VIC

To return the product, consumers need only return the spice rack to the store in which they purchased it. They will be given a full refund.

Symptoms of Salmonella

Salmonella is a common type of food poisoning that causes a few different symptoms. If you have used the recalled spice rack and you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, be sure to seek medical help:

  • Fever
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach Cramping
  • Dehydration

Salmonella can have dangerous long-term effects if it is not treated properly. If you believe that you have developed poisoning from the spices, be sure to seek medical advice as soon as possible.

The spice rack is only sold in Big W stores in the areas named. This is the only product that is dangerous and under recall. Otherwise, spice racks from the same company are safe and can continue to be used.