FDA Alert Concerning Certain Cinnamon Products Due to Presence of Elevated Levels of Lead

Official Message No.:112040-3-27-2024-PHAD
Contact Info: Morgan | Morgan.Patrick@doh.nj.gov
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Through product testing, the FDA has determined that the ground cinnamon products listed in the attached document contain elevated levels of lead and that prolonged exposure to these products may be unsafe.

The FDA is advising consumers to throw away and not to buy these ground cinnamon products. The FDA has recommended that the firms voluntarily recall these products, with the exception of the MTCI cinnamon. 

Recommendations for consumers

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