McCormick Products Not Involved in Turmeric Recall
Sparks, Md., August 11, 2016 – McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today released the following statement in response to the recent recalls of turmeric due to elevated levels of lead. Please attribute the following points to Roger Lawrence, McCormick Corporate Vice President, Global Quality Assurance.
Due to increased attention surrounding turmeric containing elevated levels of lead in the marketplace, we want to assure the public that no McCormick products are involved in the recall. This includes all ground turmeric and seasoning blends that contain turmeric.
At McCormick, quality and safety are top priorities, and our investment in these areas is the largest in the spice and seasoning industry. Our quality assurance program includes these key practices to ensure the safety of our products, including turmeric:
McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. With $4.3 billion in annual sales, the company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor™.
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Lori Robinson (410) 527-6004 or firstname.lastname@example.org