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Pumpkin ice cream pies recalled for undeclared peanuts

Anderson’s Frozen Custard Inc. is recalling its “Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies” because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies or sensitivities to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. “The pumpkin… Continue Reading

Teddy Grahams sold in foodservice channels recalled for potential peanut residue

Mondelēz Global LLC of East Hanover, NJ, has announced a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of Nabisco brand Honey Maid Teddy Grahams Cinnamon Cubs Graham Snacks sold only in foodservice channels (not in supermarkets). This recall is being conducted following notification of a wheat flour recall by Grain Craft, a third-party flour supplier to… Continue Reading

Cheesecakes, oyster crackers recalled for possible peanut residue

Two additional recalls have been announced due to the possible presence of undeclared peanut residue in the Grain Craft flour used to make the recalled products. Kellogg Company of Battle Creek, MI, and Snyder’s-Lance Inc. of Charlotte, NC, are recalling respectively, graham cracker crumbs used to make certain SpartanNash brand cheesecakes and Lance brand oyster crackers…. Continue Reading

FDA challenge: Finding how peanut residue got into the flour

It’s a mystery playing out in post-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) fashion. Supply chains are being laid down side by side to see if there is any way that soft red winter wheat grown in southern Georgia could have been contaminated with peanut residue. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking with fresh… 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