FOOD RECALL NOTICES : 4 Products Recalled due to Peanut Allergens

PRODUCT 1:  Cumin Powder by Spice n More

Label – Key Food Cumin Powder, 12 oz.

Contact:
Consumer:
1-718-417-0746

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 12, 2015 – Brooklyn, NY – SPICE N’ MORE CORP. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling its 2.5-oz. containers of “ALL ISLAND SPICE” cumin powder, 7-oz. containers of “CASABLANCA”, “H HARVEST”, “SPICE CLASS” AND “LEADER MERET” cumin powder and 12-oz containers of “SALMA”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA” AND “KEY FOOD” cumin powder purchased from September 23, 2014 to November 30, 2014, because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

La Mina Cumin Powder, 12 oz.

The recalled “CASABLANCA”, “SALMA”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA”, “LEADER MERET”, “ALL ISLAND SPICE”, “KEY FOOD” AND “H-HARVEST” cumin powder were distributed NY, NJ, PA, VA, MD, MI, MA and SC in wholesale and retail stores.

The product comes in 2.5-oz., 7-oz. and 12-oz., clear plastic containers with UPC Codes #07329600144, #81868501051, #02391315908, #81597800822, #81597800423, #63923510835, #63923510117, #63923513235 and #60953908472.

Salma Cumin Powder, 12 oz.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by contamination of the product from its country of origin.

Spice Class Cumin Powder, 12 oz.

Consumers who have purchased 2.5-oz., 7-oz. and 12-oz. containers of “CASABLANCA”, “SALMA”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA”, “LEADER MERET”, “ALL ISLAND SPICE”, “KEY FOOD” AND “H-HARVEST” cumin powder are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-417-0746, Monday-Friday 9am-4 pm ET.

PRODUCT 2:  Cumin Powder by La Flor

Contact:
Consumer:
631-851-9601

La Flor Ground Comino, 2 oz.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 12, 2015 — La Flor Products Co., Inc. of Hauppauge, NY, is recalling its 2-oz, 6-oz, and 5-lb packages of “La Flor–Ground Cumin” because they may contain traces of undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

La Flor Cumin Ground, Institutional Size

The recalled “La Flor-Ground Cumin” was distributed in the Tri-State area to supermarket chains, independent supermarkets and mass merchandisers.

The recalled product will be found in three (3) distinct packages.

  1. Clear 2-oz square glass jar with label UPC-077636014503 and lot RLF 800 and expiration dates 5/13/18 or 7/14/18 stamped on the side.
  2. Clear 6-oz clear round plastic jar with label UPC-077636014602 and lot RLF 800and expiration date 5/14/18 stamped on the side.
  3. Clear 5-lb large plastic jar with handle with label UPC-077636514409 and lot RLF 800 and expiration date 6/16/18 stamped on the side.

La Flor Ground Cumin, 6 oz.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was revealed by a supplier that the product we received contained traces of peanut and we distributed this product in packaging that did not reveal or state the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem originated at the country of origin where the product was harvested and processed.

Consumers who have purchased any of the “La Flor-Ground Cumin” in the packages listed above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 631-851-9601, Monday-Friday 9am-4 pm ET.

 

PRODUCT 3:  Cumin Powder by Zenobia Company LLC

Contact:
Consumer:
1-877-890-5244

My Space Sage, brand image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 12, 2015 — Zenobia Company LLC. Of Yonkers, NY is recalling MY Spice Sage Cumin Ground in its 1 oz, 4 oz, 4.9 oz, 16 oz and 50 pound packages, because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationwide through online mail orders only. The recall only applies to below skus sold between 7/1/14 – 1/8/15.

The product is sold in resealable plastic bags with the following markings except for the 50 lb bag which is not resealable and lacks UPC coding. The 4.9 oz size is in a plastic bottle:

  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 1 oz (28g) – UPC 00105001
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4 oz (113g) – UPC 00105004
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4.9 oz (139g) – UPC 00105000
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 16 oz (454g) – UPC 00105016
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 50 lb

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after our supplier notified us that the Cumin Ground containing peanut protein was shipped to us by them unknowingly. Consumers with questions may contact us by calling 1-877-890-5244, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST.

PRODUCT 4:  Salsas by Condies Foods

Contact:
Consumer:
801-969-1448 ext. 107

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 13, 2015 — Salt Lake City, Utah — Condies Foods, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah is recalling Condies brand “Bold and Zesty” salsa with USE THRU dates from 10/29 (2014) to 1/27 (2015) and Dr. J’s brand “Mild” and “Medium” salsas with USE THRU dates from 10/29 (2014) to 2/4 (2015), because they contain the recalled spice cumin which may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The salsas were distributed to retail stores in the state of Utah.

The salsas are packed in round, opaque plastic tubs. The Condies brand “Bold and Zesty” salsa is packed 14 oz. to a tub and are labeled with UPC number 050777442206. The Dr. J’s brand “Mild” and “Medium” salsas are packed 15 oz. to a tub and are labeled with UPC number 793573078148 for the “Mild” and 793573939166 for the “Medium”. USE THRU information can be found near the bar codes on the labeling located on the side of the container.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after Condies Foods discovered through the FDA Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts that a certain lot of cumin used in Condies products had been recalled. The supplier of the cumin indicates that subsequent lots of the cumin are not implicated in the recall.

Consumers of the implicated products are advised to discard the salsa if they have allergies to peanuts. Arrangements may be made for refunded or replaced product and questions regarding the recall may be addressed to Scott Black at 801-969-1448 between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM MST.

REPOST via FDA.gov

 

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