Cumin Products Recalled for Undeclared Peanut Protein

Adams Flavors, Foods and Ingredients issues allergy alert on undeclared peanut protein in cumin products

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins.

[The FDA was] notified by one of [its] third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are 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

This recall affects the following products:

  • Private Selection Sweet Chipotle Panko Break Crumbs, Best by Date 8/22/15 - 12/23/15
  • Private Selection Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Breader, Best by Date 9/23/15 - 12/23/15

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
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 allergens.

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 company at 512-359-3059 from 9 am to 4 pm CST Monday-Friday, or visit for additional information.

Review Date: 
January 2, 2015