Chippy brand and Jack 'N Jill Chippy brand Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
October 21, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
AFOD Ltd., APO Products Ltd., Corinthian Distributors Ltd., UNO Foods Ltd., Wilby Commercial Limited
Distribution:
Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9278

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 21, 2014 - Industry is recalling Chippy brand and Jack 'N Jill Chippy brand Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten 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 wheat or sensitivity to gluten, 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 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
Chippy Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips 110 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 101328
Jack 'N Jill Chippy Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips 110 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 101328

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