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La Fiesta recalls cinnamon due to lead contamination

La Fiesta Food Products, based in La Mirada, CA, is initiating a recall of its Cinnamon Ground .87oz due to potential lead contamination. This product was distributed not only in California but also in Arizona, Washington, and Texas through various distributors to retail stores from April 20, 2023, through May 3, 2023. Given its extended shelf life, consumers are urged to inspect their households for this product.

The affected Cinnamon Ground products are as follows:

  • Brand: La Fiesta
  • Description: Cinnamon Ground .87oz
  • UPC: 032327000449

La Fiesta Food Products became aware of the issue following the Food and Drug Administration's collection of product samples, which revealed elevated lead concentrations.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to either dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Those concerned about potential injury or illness should seek medical advice.