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 Quality brand Punjabi Wadi Spicy Lentil Chunks

Recall / advisory date:
May 4, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Quality Natural Foods Canada Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 4, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Quality Natural Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to wheat not to consume Quality brand Punjabi Wadi Spicy Lentil Chunks. The affected products contain wheat which is not declared on the label.

All of the following Quality brand Punjabi Wadi Spicy Lentil Chunks are affected by this alert:

Size UPC
200 g 6 85441 00136 8
400 g 6 85441 00137 5

There are no lot codes or batch numbers on these products.

These products have been 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 wheat.

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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