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Allergy Alert - Undeclared almond in LOTTE brand CHOCO PIE

Recall / advisory date:
June 29, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Uncle T Food Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7257

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 29, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Uncle T Food Ltd. are warning people with allergies to almond not to consume the Lotte brand Choco Pie described below. The affected product may contain almond which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Lotte brand Choco Pie, is sold in 168 g packages bearing UPC 8 801062 161881 and in 336 g packages bearing UPC 8 801062 160709 or 8 801062 16825. All Date Descriptions are affected by this alert.

This product is known to have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces as well.

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 almond.

The importer, Uncle T Food Ltd., Richmond BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on almond, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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

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Lotte brand Choco Pie

Lotte brand Choco Pie

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Lotte brand Choco Pie

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