January 13, 2015

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Brand Issues Recall for Certain Retail Lots of Indian Sauces

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Taj Ethnic Gourmet® brand of Indian Sauces due to undeclared peanut allergen in a spice provided by a third-party supplier. The products were manufactured by IAM International, Inc., who was notified by the supplier that cumin used in the products had tested positive for peanut. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products include:

ITEM DESCRIPTION

UNIT UPC

BEST BY DATE

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Bombay Curry Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300107

15OCT16

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Calcutta Masala Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300114

15OCT16

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Punjab Saag Spinach Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300138

16OCT16

The best by date can be found on the side of the jar lid. The recalled products were distributed nationwide and through web orders.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429719.htm.

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