Jack 'N Jill brand Chicharron products recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
February 13, 2015
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:
Shiny Star Canada Ltd., APO Products Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Possibly National, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9639

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 13, 2015 - Industry is recalling Jack 'N Jill brand Chicharron products 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 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Jack 'N Jill Chicharron ni Mang Juan - Espesyal Suka't Sili 90 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 110528
Jack 'N Jill Chicharron ni Mang Juan - Sukang Paombong 90 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 110511

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