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B&M, Inc. Issues Allergy Allert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in Ground Cumin and Other Seasonings Sold at Target and the Fresh Market Nationwide due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Protein
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 16, 2015 — Mount Vernon, Missouri — B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ 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 products have been distributed by and are sold by Target and The Fresh Market.
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 from December 1, 2014 through January 7, 2015. The following products with lot codes and Best By dates are subject to the recall.
|Brand||Product Name & Description||Lot Number||Best By Date||UPC|
|Target Archer Farms||Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g).||3381403F||Best By:|
05 JUN 2017
|Target Archer Farms||Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g).||3421406F||Best By:|
09 JUN 2017
|The Fresh Market||Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g).||3581405R||Best By:|
25 JUN 2017
|The Fresh Market||Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g).||3641401R||Best By: 01JUL2017||7-37094-01841-2|
|The Fresh Market||Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 4oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of1.85oz (52.4g).||0021503A||Best By:|
04 JUL 2017
The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle or front of bag.
No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Target and The Fresh Market 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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