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Allergy Alert - Undeclared almond in Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal

Recall / advisory date:
March 4, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Ed Core Marketing Ltd., Integra Brand Management
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, March 4, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to almond not to consume the Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereals described below. The affected products contain almond which is not declared on the label.

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

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

Ed Core Marketing Ltd., Surrey, BC and Integra Brand Management, Laval, QC are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal – Original (Orange carton) 454 g M3232, M3313, M3512, M3565 0 73472 00255 1
Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Golden Flax (Blue Carton) 454 g M3253, M3309, M3414, M3439, M3523, N0068, N0165 0 73472 00256 8
Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal – Cinnamon Raisin (Purple Carton) 454 g M3232, M3313, M3328, M3425, M3512, M3527, M3537, N0045, N0132 0 73472 00257 5

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