Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix recalled due to undeclared peanut and almond
- Starting date:
- October 31, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Tree Nut
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- B.H. Kosher Select Food Dist.
- Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, October 31, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on October 30, 2014, has been updated to include additional lot codes. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.
B.H. Kosher Select Food Dist. is recalling Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix from the marketplace because it contains peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut or almond should not consume the recalled product 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 peanut or almond, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Ortega||Taco Seasoning Mix||35.4 g||Best By April 16 2016 S0 & Best By July 28 2016 S5||0 39000 00820 4|
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