This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.
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Allergy Alert - Undeclared almonds in Armella brand Hazelnut – Cocoa Spread
- Recall / advisory date:
- September 25, 2013
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Allergen - Tree Nut
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Dollarama Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, September 25, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Dollarama Inc. are warning people with allergies to almonds not to consume the Armella brand Hazelnut – Cocoa Spread described below. The affected product may contain almonds which are not declared on the label.
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.
The importer, Dollarama Inc., Montreal, QC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
All batch numbers and best before dates of the following product, imported from Turkey, are affected by this alert:
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC|
|Armella||Hazelnut - Cocoa Spread||350 g||0 65756 10170 8|
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.
Armella brand Hazelnut – Cocoa Spread
Armella brand Hazelnut – Cocoa Spread - label
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