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Allergy Alert - Certain Lin's Farm brand honey products may contain sulfonamide antibiotic drug residue

Recall / advisory date:
February 17, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Other, Chemical
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Israel's Judacia Centre
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6994

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 17, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Israel's Judaica Centre, also known as Israel Book and Gift, are warning people with allergies to sulfonamides not to consume the Lin's Farm brand honey products described below because they may contain harmful sulphonamide antibiotic drug residue.

The following Lin's Farm brand honey products, imported from Israel and bearing lot code BB 06/2015, are affected by this alert.

ProductSizeUPCLot Code
Pure Honey 375 g 8 90648 00123 7 BB 06/2015
Pure Honey 130 g 8 90648 00123 7 BB 06/2015
Pure Honey 250 g 8 90648 00101 5 BB 06/2015
Pure Honey 30 g 8 90648 00126 8 BB 06/2015
3 Healthy delights, (3 jar gift pack) 3 jars x 30 g 8 90648 00104 6 BB 06/2015
Holy Land Tastes, (4 jars gift set) 4 jars x 115 g 8 90648 00125 1 BB 06/2015

These products have been distributed in Greater Toronto Area of Ontario.

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

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

The importer, Israel's Judaica Centre, also known as Israel Book and Gift, Toronto, ON 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:

Israel's Judaica Centre, also known as Israel Book and Gift, at 1-800-449-5918 or 1-416-256-2858, Ext 23, or Ext. 29; email: contact@israelsjudaica.com

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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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