Pine nuts are an allergen so eat the pita chips instead of the hummus. Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods has issued a voluntary recall on Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hummus. The recall is in response to an inaccurate back label that didn’t list pine nuts, a common allergen, as an ingredient.
The recall covers 23 states that span the entire continental US. The recall includes all 23 states that span the continental US: Alabama, Arizona and California, Colorado. Florida. Georgia. Kansas. Missouri. Nevada. New Mexico. New York. North Carolina. Ohio. Oklahoma. Oregon. Tennessee. Utah.
Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus can be found in Whole Food’s Market, Walmart, Publix, and several others. The affected product is a 10-ounce plastic container with a UPC Code 044115403028. It is a refrigerated item with a “Sell by Date”DEC 12, 2021 (32I21).
“No other products produced by Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Inc. are affected by this recall,”According to the FDA, an investigation was completed.
For more information or to request a replacement contact Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods at [email protected] – reference Organic Mediterranean Hommus.
No Confirmed Sicknesses
There have not been any confirmed cases of illness, but someone who is allergic to tree nuts may experience a life-threatening reaction. Tree nuts include cashews hazelnuts almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios. Pine nuts are considered to be a food allergen. SeedSome people can have severe reactions to pine nuts if they are allergic to nuts.
According to theAmerican College of Allergy, Asthma, and ImmunologyA tree nut allergy may present as the following symptoms:
- Abdominal pain and cramps, nausea, vomiting
- Difficulty swallowing
- Itching in the throat, mouth, eyes, skin, or other areas
- Runny nose or nasal congestion
- A shortness of breath
- Anaphylaxis is a potentially fatal reaction that can impair breathing and cause shock.
Seek immediate emergency care if you suspect a severe allergic reaction. Seek treatment from an allergist for long-term care.