Shan brand Lemon Pickles recalled due to undeclared mustard

Starting date:
July 4, 2014
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Gagan Foods International Limited, ITN Food Corporation, Les Aliments Nutrifresh Ltée, Nutrifresh West Ltd.
Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 4, 2014 - Industry is recalling Shan brand Lemon Pickles 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.


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
Shan Lemon Pickle (in Oil) 330 g All codes where mustard is not declared in the list of ingredients 7 88821 12512 5
Shan Lemon Pickle (in Oil) kg All codes where mustard is not declared in the list of ingredients 7 88821 12112 7


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