Global Foods Trading GmbH is currently reporting a recall via “”. This is the spice “Kings Bay Leaves”, in German dried bay leaves, which is available in 50 gram and 1 kilogram sizes. The reason for the recall is that testing revealed contamination with harmful polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). PAHs are known to be carcinogenic.

The manufacturer expressly warns against the consumption of products with a best before date of 05/2026 and batch number 0523GFT7. “These substances are harmful to health and carcinogenic,” “” quotes the company's statement. This is a serious warning, as the health consequences that could arise from consuming contaminated products should not be underestimated.

Urgent spice recall: this is how you can exchange the product

Consumers who have purchased the affected product should not consume it under any circumstances. If you have any further questions regarding product recall and return, you can contact the company's customer service. You can contact us from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. by calling 06258 98 98 0 or by email at

It is recommended to return the product directly to the points of sale. Unfortunately, there is no specific information for end customers on how to return the product.

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