Sunkist Blends Brand Chocolate Banana & Mango Premium Fruits & Nuts Recalled Due to Undeclared Pistachios and Hazelnuts

Starting date:
January 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Produce People Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
8565

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 17, 2014 - The Produce People Ltd. is recalling Sunkist Blends brand Chocolate Banana & Mango Premium Fruit & Nuts from the marketplace because it contains pistachios and hazelnuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to pistachios or hazelnuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

What you should do

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

Who is affected

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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
Sunkist Blends Chocolate Banana & Mango Premium Fruit & Nuts 198 g 2014/NO/25
56043329B5
0 52679 56043 9

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