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Allergy Alert - Undeclared sulphites in President’s Choice® White Grape Juice

Recall / advisory date:
May 24, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8044

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 24, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are warning people with sensitivity to sulphites not to consume 1.36 L size President’s Choice® White Grape Juice described below. The affected product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

This product has been distributed nationally in Loblaw banner stores http://loblawstores.ca/LCLOnline/.

The product was sold at:

  • BC, AB, SK, MB: Extra Foods®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Shop Easy®, SuperValu®, Your Independent Grocer®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®
  • ON: Fortinos, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Cash & Carry, valu-mart®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs®, Freshmart
  • Atlantic: Cash & Carry, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Dominion, Freshmart, Red & White, nofrills®, Save Easy, Real Canadian Superstore®
  • Quebec: AXEP, Group Distribution, L’Intermarché, Loblaws, Maxi & Cie, Maxi, Provigo, à plein gaz

For a complete list of store information please visit: http://loblawstores.ca/LCLOnline/

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 sensitivity to sulphites.

The importer, Loblaw Companies Limited, Brampton, ON 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 Additional Info
President's Choice White Grape Juice 1.36 LT Best Before:
2014 AL 17
060383036607 NG #
942847

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Loblaw Customer Relations
1-888-495-5111 or customerservice@presidentschoice.ca

Or

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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

Product photos

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President’s Choice White Grape Juice

President’s Choice White Grape Juice

Media enquiries

Public Relations Department, Loblaw Companies Limited
pr@loblaw.ca or 905-459-2500

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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