This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Rescinded - Ground Cumin recalled due to undeclared almond

Recall date:
March 20, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Nador Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, March 20, 2015 -

Ottawa, April 30, 2015 - The food recall warnings issued on March 20 and 22, 2015 have been rescinded.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is advising the public that there is no longer evidence to indicate that the cumin and cumin-containing products described below contain almond. Consequently, based on the information presently available, there is no evidence that these products could pose a risk to individuals allergic to almond.

Nador Inc. is recalling Ground Cumin from the marketplace because it contains almond which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almond should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Signal ground cumin 39 g 6 28333 10429 7 15 NO 13 and 16 MR 06
No Name ground cumin 97 g 0 60383 71408 6 2015 OC 24
Sunspun ground cumin 450 g 0 60383 99746 5 2015 NO 12
Irresistibles Ground Cumin 43 g 0 59749 87254 6 13340 and 14013

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to almond, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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