Al Karawan brand Soft Candy recalled due to undeclared egg and wheat

Starting date:
July 16, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Coffee Master, Odeco Trading Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 16, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on July 15, 2014 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Coffee Master and Odeco Trading Inc. are recalling Al Karawan brand Soft Candy from the marketplace because they contain egg and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

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 egg or wheat, do not consume the recalled products as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's inspection activities. 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 Additional info
Al Karawan Mann Wassalwa Soft Candy (see photos) 400 g All codes where egg and wheat are not declared on the label 6 253501 388939 Odeco Trading Inc.
Al Karawan Manna Walsalwa Soft Candy 652 g All codes where egg and wheat are not declared on the label 6 253501 380537 Odeco Trading Inc.
Al-Karawan (Arabic characters only) Manna Wassalwa Soft Candy 740 g All codes where egg and wheat are not declared on the label 6 253501 380681 Coffee Master & Odeco Trading Inc.

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