Spice recall update

Here’s an update on the voluntary recall of white and black peppers and other spices packaged by Union International Food Co. in Union City. The first blog entry was posted Monday.

In addition to the “Lian How” brand, health officials are warning consumers not to eat spices packaged under the “Uncle Chen” label, which were sold to retail stores. Four supermarkets in the Tri-City area have been identified as receiving the spices. For the full list, click here.

For a list of restaurants that purchased spices from the Union City plant, click here. Twenty-seven Tri-City restaurants made the list.

For updates, visit the California Department of Public Health’s Web site.

Linh Tat