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Importer recalls ground cumin after NY inspectors find lead

A New York import-export company is recalling an undisclosed volume of ground cumin because it was found to be contaminated with lead. Sol Andino Import & Export of Jackson Heights, NY, distributed the ground cumin to retail stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, according to the recall notice. Consumers can identify the recalled… Continue Reading

Update: FDA Consumer Advisory Suggests Those With Peanut Allergies Avoid Ground or Powdered Cumin

Due to the growing list of recalled food products containing ground cumin or cumin powder that may contain undeclared peanut protein, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising people who are highly allergic to peanuts to consider avoiding such products. In a consumer advice page posted Wednesday afternoon, the agency noted that “some shipments… Continue Reading

TX Company Recalls Cumin Products for Undeclared Peanut Proteins

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, TX, is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. Company officials said Friday, Dec. 26, that they were notified by one of their third-party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient… Continue Reading