Certain Aki's brand pickle and chutney products recalled due to undeclared mustard

Starting date:
November 4, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Aki's Fine Foods Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9422

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 4, 2014 - Aki's Fine Foods Ltd. is recalling certain Aki's brand pickle and chutney products from the marketplace because they contain mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard 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 mustard, do not consume the recalled products as they 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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) 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
Aki's Carrot Mix Pickle in Oil 375 mL All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 6 22313 00041 8
Aki's Chilli Ginger Pickle 375 mL All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 6 22313 00021 0
Aki's Mango Pickle 375 mL All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 6 22313 00024 1
Aki's Date Chutney 250 mL All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 6 22313 00016 6
Aki's Mango Chutney 250 mL All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 6 22313 00005 0

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