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Hungary Hit by Paprika Ban

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Hungary Hit by Paprika Ban

Hungary Hit by Paprika Ban

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Hungary bans the sale of paprika after health officials find that products distributed by three of the country's leading paprika companies contained illegal amounts of the mold aflatoxin. Paprika is integral to traditional Hungarian cuisine, and difficult to substitute. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Kalman Kozma, director of Budapest's famous Gundel restaurant.