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Allergy Alert - Undeclared SULPHITES in JB brand APRICOTS

Recall / advisory date:
January 29, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
United Marketing & JB Enterprises Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7784

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 29, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and United Marketing & JB Enterprises Inc. are warning people with sensitivities to sulphites not to consume the JB brand Apricots described below. The affected product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with sensitivities to sulphites.

The packager, United Marketing & JB Enterprises Inc., Scarborough, Ontario, 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
JB Apricots 450 g All codes of the product are affected 8 92012 00164 5

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.

Product photos

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JB brand Apricots

JB brand Apricots

Media enquiries

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Meilissa, United Marketing & JB Enterprises Inc. at 416-275-3010;

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).

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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