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B&M, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in Ground Seasonings Sold at Harris Teeter in the Southeast Region Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Protein

Kayce Rice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 16, 2015 — B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain undeclared peanut protein, an allergen that is not declared on the product’s ingredient statements. 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 recalled product has been distributed by Harris Teeter.

B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers on December 1, 2014. The following products with lot codes and Best By dates listed below are subject to the recall.

BrandProduct Name & DescriptionLot NumberBest By DateUPC
Harris Teeter, HT TradersBlue Cheese Jalapeno Seasoning is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a black metal cap and a label weight of 3.7oz (104.9g).3301401RBest By:  28 MAY 20170-72036-71232-5

The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Harris Teeter have been affected by this FDA recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this FDA recall. Consumers in possession of this FDA recalled product should discard it or return it to the store at which it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers or media with questions should contact B&M, Inc. at 1-877-321-5852 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST).


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