Notable food recalls

Published On: Sep 12 2012 11:00:51 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 19 2015 09:17:29 AM CST

Since December 2014, hundreds of cumin products are being recalled after traces of peanut were found in the spice. The FDA is warning anyone with peanut allergies to not eat cumin and products that contain cumin. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Spinach -- Fall 2006 An outbreak of food-borne illnesses caused by E. coli bacteria was initially announced in September 2006 as the FDA called for bagged spinach to be removed from shelves. Another outbreak a few months later, initially blamed on onions at Taco Bell and Taco John’s restaurants, was traced to prepackaged iceberg lettuce.

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