The company Tinh Son Handel GmbH is currently informing about a product recall. As can be read at, a plant protection product that is not approved in the EU has been detected in dried star anise.

This is anthraquinone. In 2009, the substance was withdrawn from approval as a plant protection product in the EU. Anthraquinone has been classified as a possible human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Item: Dried Star Anise

Content: 1 kg pack

Best before date: 12/20/2023

Importer: Tinh Son Ltd

Further use of the products is not recommended. Customers who have purchased affected items can return them to the point of purchase.

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