Yogourt cups recalled due to undeclared almonds

Starting date:
May 1, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Other, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Cuisine Karo Inc.
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8837

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 1, 2014 - Cuisine Karo Inc. is recalling Yogourt Cups from the marketplace because they contain almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

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

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size UPC Additional info
Menu Strawberry and yogourt cup 300 g 6 29172 05882 6 All Best Before dates where almonds do not appear on the label
Menu Blueberry and yogourt cup 300 g 6 29172 05881 9 All Best Before dates where almonds do not appear on the label
Cuisine Karo Inc. Strawberry and yogourt cup 300 g 6 29172 01772 4 All Best Before dates where almonds do not appear on the label
Cuisine Karo Inc. Blueberry and yogourt cup 300 g 6 29172 01771 7 All Best Before dates where almonds do not appear on the label

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Cuisine Karo Inc. – Customer service: 514-493-9423

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