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Allergy Alert - Undeclared peanuts in certain raw organic food bars

Recall / advisory date:
May 2, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Satau Inc., True North Nutrition Ltd., UNFI Canada Inc., UNFI Canada Grocery West
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6365, 6368, 6372, 6369

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 2, 2011 - The public warning issued on April 16, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the Raw Organic Food Bars described below. The affected products may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The following Raw Organic Food Bars are affected by this alert:

Product Format UPC Lot code Expiration Date
Chocolately Chocolate Chip 50 g 8 73521 00521 8 1062810
3062810
1072810
1102010
28-JUN-11
28-JUN-11
28-JUL-11
20-OCT-11
Chocolate Coconut 50 g 8 73521 00531 7 5071210
4072810
3081710
2092010
4102010
12-JUL-11
28-JUL-11
17-AUG-11
20-SEP-11
20-OCT-11
Cinnamon Raisin 50 g 8 73521 00511 9 2062410
2070910
2083110
24-JUN-11
09-JUL-11
31-AUG-11
Fibre Chocolate Delite 50 g 8 73521 00541 6 5062810
6072110
1092010
28-JUN-11
21-JUL-11
20-SEP-11

These products are known to have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario, and may be distributed nationally.

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

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

The importers are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the market. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

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.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600