Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads recalled due to undeclared almonds

Starting date:
November 29, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated 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:
8491

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 29, 2013 - The food recall warning issued on November 28, 2013 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Frères Magid Brothers Distribution is recalling Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads from the marketplace because they may contain almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have 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 these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by 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 products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Hazella Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread 150 g 13035
Lot Nr. PN C21Y*
0 63517 01136 5
Hazella Chocolatey Vanilla Hazelnut Spread Duo* 150 g 13035
Lot Nr. PN S29Y*
0 63517 01133 4*

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