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Allergy Alert - Undeclared sulphites in Haldiram's Nagpur brand Petha Cubes Indian Sweets

Recall / advisory date:
April 21, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Quality Natural Foods Canada Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 21, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Quality Natural Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to sulphites not to consume Haldiram's Nagpur brand Petha Cubes Indian Sweets. The affected products contain sulphites which are not declared on the label.

The following Haldiram's Nagpur brand Petha Cubes Indian Sweets are affected by this alert:

Size UPC Codes
1 Kg 8 904004 406214 All codes and Best Before dates are affected
4 Kg 8 904004 406221 All codes and Best Before dates are affected

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to sulphites.

The importer, Quality Natural Foods Ltd., Scarborough, Ontario is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Quality Natural Foods Ltd. at 416-261-8700;

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form

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

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