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Allergy Alert - Undeclared mustard in certain macaroni and potato salad products from Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd.

Recall / advisory date:
April 26, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, National
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional, Retail
Reference number:
7989

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 26, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume the macaroni and potato salads described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label.

These products have known to have been distributed in Alberta and British Columbia and may have been distributed in other provinces.

These salads were distributed to retailers, who would have sold them to consumers from clerk-service (deli) counters up to and including April 26, 2013. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected product should check with their place of purchase.

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 mustard.

The manufacturer, Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd., Duncan, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Additional Info
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. Macaroni Salad 2.27, 4.54 and 10 kg Best Before dates up to and including
13MA09
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. Macaroni Salad with Ham and Cheese 2.27, 4.54 and 11 kg Best Before dates up to and including
13MA04
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. Deluxe Potato Salad with Egg 2.27, 4.54 and 11 kg Best Before dates up to and including
13MA12
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. Red Potato Salad with Sour Cream 2.27, 4.54 and 11 kg Best Before dates up to and including
13MA12
Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. Yam and Potato Salad 2.27, 4.54 and 11 kg Best Before dates up to and including
13MA12

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Arbutus Ridge Farms Ltd. at 1-888-891-3113; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600