Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread recalled due to undeclared almonds

Starting date:
November 28, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Magid Brothers Distribution Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8488

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 28, 2013 - Frères Magid Brothers Distribution is recalling Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread from the marketplace because it contains almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally.

What you should do

If you have an allergy to almonds, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by a 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Hazella Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread 150 g 13035 0 63517 01136 5

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