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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads recalled due to undeclared almonds

Recall date:
November 29, 2013
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Magid Brothers Distribution Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, November 29, 2013 - The food recall warning issued on November 28, 2013 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Frères Magid Brothers Distribution is recalling Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads from the marketplace because they may contain almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Hazella Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread 150 g 13035
Lot Nr. PN C21Y*
0 63517 01136 5
Hazella Chocolatey Vanilla Hazelnut Spread Duo* 150 g 13035
Lot Nr. PN S29Y*
0 63517 01133 4*

What you should do

If you have an allergy to almonds, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.


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

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