PC Organics brand Original stoned wheat crackers recalled due to undeclared sesame
- Starting date:
- September 19, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Sesame Seeds
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Loblaw Companies Limited
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, September 19, 2014 - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is recalling PC Organics brand Original stoned wheat crackers from the marketplace because it may contain sesame which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sesame should not consume the recalled product described below.
The product has been sold since July 25, 2014 in the following Loblaw banner stores:
Ontario: Cash&Carry®, Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Valu-mart®, Westfair®, Your Independent Grocer®, Wholesale Club® and Zehrs®
Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Cash&Carry®, Dominion®, Freshmart®, nofrills®, Red & White®, Save Easy®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Wholesale Club®
Quebec: Club Entrepot®, Intermarché ,® Loblaws®, Maxi & Cie®, Maxi®, Presto®, Provigo®, Pharmaprix®
West: Extra Foods®, nofrills®, ShopEasy®, SuperValu®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Westfair Independents, Wholesale Club®, Your Independent Grocer®
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
If you have an allergy to sesame, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
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 product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|PC Organics||Original stoned wheat crackers||200 g||2015 JA 21||0 60383 70928 0|
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Loblaw Companies Limited: Customer service - 1-888-495-5111 or email@example.com
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