Health Highlights: Feb. 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 2:25 PM

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A huge recall of products that contain cumin spice possibly contaminated with peanut has been ongoing in the United States since December, and the Food and Drug Administration is warning people with peanut allergy to avoid cumin and all products that contain cumin.

The recall of hundreds of products began after traces of peanut were found in cumin. Allergy-related recalls this large are rare, but undeclared allergens are the leading cause of food recalls in the U.S., the Associated Press reported.

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