Food Allergy Alert: Peanuts May be in the Spice Rub.

From the Food and Drug Administration comes the following Food Allergy Alert:

February 2, 2015 – Manchester, CT – The Spice Mill of Manchester, CT is voluntarily recalling ground Spice Recallcumin and Cajun Seasoning products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product is sold at local markets in CT and through The Spice Mill’s website and retail store in Manchester, CT.

This recall affects the following products:

Consumer UPC # Size (Net wt.) Description Best By Date Lot #
811267012008 2.75 oz. Ground Cumin 11/16, 12/16, 1/17 55996
811267011735 4 oz. Cajun Seasoning 12/16,1/17 1432421

These products we packaged in November, December and January and are packaged in plastic bottles with a black flip-top lid. The Lot number is printed directly on the bottle in black ink.

No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut proteins. This allergen was not declared on the products’ ingredient statement.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact The Spice Mill at 860-645-3853 from 9am to 5pm EST Monday-Friday, or email atinfo@espicemill.com for additional information.

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