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Allergy Alert - Undeclared ALMONDS in certain PC brand MILK CHOCOLATE COVERED RAISINS

Recall / advisory date:
November 13, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, November 13, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are warning people with allergies to almonds not to consume the PC brand Milk Chocolate covered Raisins described below because the affected product may contain almonds which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, President’s Choice (PC) brand Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins, is sold in 908 g packages (Club Pack), bearing UPC 0 60383 98203 4 and Best Before date 2013 JL 15.

This product has been distributed nationally.

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 almonds.

Loblaw Companies Limited is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
President's Choice Milk Chocolate covered Raisins 908 g 2013 JL 15 0 60383 98203 4 Allergen - Tree Nut

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.

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Media enquiries

Public Relations Department, Loblaw Companies Limited or (905) 459-2500

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