Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus Recall [US]

Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, a Ward Hill, Massachusetts establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Cedar’s branded Organic Mediterranean Hommus Spreads from the American marketplace due to suspected mislabeling/mispackaging and consequential undeclared Pine Nuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

FDA: http://ht.ly/RTee30rYB6t

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/cedars-mediterranean-foods-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-pine-nut-10-oz-organic-mediterranean

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Hommus Spreads are subject to this recall:

  • Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus Spreads, sold in 10-ounce plastic container, with sell-by date DEC 12, 2021, a batch/lot of 32I21) and a UPC of 044115403028

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Hommus Spreads can be found on the Web site above.

==> No manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Hommus Spreads were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the US states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, TN, UT and WI although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

If you are concerned about distribution outside the United States, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods has recalled certain batch/lots Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus Spread products because it may contain an incorrect back label and consequential undeclared Pine Nuts.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts such as Pine Nut), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus Spread products and could be allergic to their Pine Nut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.


US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods by e-mail at hello@cedarsfoods.com, referencing the “Organic Mediterranean Hommus” recall.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Organic Mediterranean Hommus, please search for “hommus” or more generically, “spreads” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Pine Nuts, please search for “pine nuts” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, please search for “Cedar” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 15070-2021
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