Central Fresh Market brand pork sausages recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
May 7, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Central Fresh Market Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8847

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 7, 2014 - Central Fresh Market Ltd. is recalling pork sausage and breakfast sausages from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products were only sold at the Central Fresh Market in Kitchener, Ontario.

What you should do

If you have an allergy to wheat, 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 product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size UPC Additional info
Central Fresh Market Ltd. Pino's Fresh Garlic Pork Sausage Variable Starting with 0 202149 All product with a "packed on" date prior to and including 14.MA.02
Central Fresh Market Ltd. Pino's Garlic Pork Breakfast Sausage Variable Starting with 0 202160 All product with a "packed on" date prior to and including 14.MA.02
Central Fresh Market Ltd. Central's Own Store Made Pork Breakfast Sausage Variable Starting with 0 202170 All product with a "packed on" date prior to and including 14.MA.02

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Media enquiries

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For more information

Central Fresh Market: (519) 576-9400 or office@centralfreshmarket.com

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