This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Allergy Alert - Undeclared wheat in Bangle Hand Inc. Pakkoda

Recall / advisory date:
April 11, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Bangle Hand Inc.
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Advisory details

Ottawa, April 11, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Bangle Hand Inc. are warning people with allergies to wheat not to consume Bangle Hand Pakkoda. The affected product contains wheat which is not declared on the label.

The affected product is sold in 200 g, 400 g, and 1 Kg packages. The product may also have been sold in other sizes which are hand written on the package. There are no lot codes or UPC numbers on the package. This product has been distributed in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area .

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat.

The manufacturer, Bangle Hand Inc., Toronto, Ontario is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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