Mitchell's brand pickles recalled due to undeclared mustard

Starting date:
September 15, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Super Asia Foods & Spices Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9215

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 15, 2014 - Super Asia Food & Spices Ltd. is recalling Mitchell's brand 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 Code(s) on product UPC
Mitchell's Mixed in oil Hyderabadi Pickle 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00084 3
Mitchell's Chilli & Lime Pickle in oil 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00100 0
Mitchell's Lime Pickle in oil 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00063 8
Mitchell's Mixed in oil Hyderabadi Pickle 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00084 3
Mitchell's Chilli & Lime Pickle in oil 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00100 0
Mitchell's Lime Pickle in oil 340 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 6 67064 00063 8

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Super Asia Foods & Spices Ltd.: Kashif Majeed (416) 305-4100

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