Attested "hallucinogen-tainted" Bonduelle spinach recalled in Italy

The Italian health ministry on Wednesday pulled from supermarket shelves Bonduelle frozen spinach they believed to contain the hallucinogenic plant mandragora. 

"The health ministry's move came after a family came down with mandragora poisoning after eating some of the lot in Milan. The three family members were discharged from hospital Wednesday after making a full recovery," reported.

The lot being withdrawn across Italy is 15986504-7222 45M63, with a shelf life until 8/2019. 

Bonduelle said the presence of mandragora, or mandrake, in the spinach had "not been proven".

Publication date: 10/5/2017

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