Spices implicated in Ontario food poisoning investigation

Mr.Right Brand Kaempferia Galanga Powder Recall Issued To Aconitine contamination.

Aconitine toxin is derived from the root of the poisonous monkshood plant, also known as wolfsbane or cairnphela.

Canadian food Commonly recalled products, according to inspection agency spices Also known as sand ginger power in Asian cuisine, it is available in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and possibly other provinces and territories.

Symptoms associated with aconite Addiction Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness, irregular heartbeat and, in severe cases, death.

Products subject to recall are linked To a food Addiction Twelve customers who dined at a restaurant in Markham, Ontario, over the weekend became seriously ill, three of whom are in intensive care at a hospital.

In March, the BC Poison Information Center and Fraser Health officials issued an alert to the public. To Two were hospitalized and then consumed Wing Hing brand Sand Ginger Powder after recovering.

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