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Cumin Powder Recalled Over Possible Peanuts

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    Cumin Powder Recalled Over Possible Peanuts
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    New Jersey-based Best Foods Inc. is recalling two sizes of Deer brand cumin powder that may contain peanuts not listed on the labels.

    The recall comes after the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets found peanuts in the product during a routine sampling, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

    Seven-ounce and 14-ounce packages of Deer brand cumin powder are being recalled. The affected products were sold in retail stores throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia.

    Although no illnesses have been reported, individuals with allergies could face serious life-threatening allergic reactions, the FDA warned.

    Consumers who purchased these packages are urged to return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

    The product comes in a clear and yellow plastic package, with no expiration dates. The 7 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027497and the 14 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027503.