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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Aurora brand Corn Gnocchi and Rice Gnocchi recalled due to undeclared gluten

Recall date:
December 18, 2013
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Gluten
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Aurora Importing & Distributing Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8515

Recall details

Ottawa, December 18, 2013 - The Food Recall Warning issued on December 9, 2013 has been updated to include additional codes and products. This additional information was identified during a food safety investigation.

Aurora Importing & Distributing Ltd. is recalling Aurora brand Corn Gnocchi and Rice Gnocchi because they may contain gluten which is not declared on the label. People with sensitivities to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba, but may have also have been sold in other provinces.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Aurora Corn Gnocchi 500 g All Lots 0 61659 01811 2
Aurora Rice Gnocchi 500 g All Lots 0 61659 01792 4

What you should do

If you have sensitivities to gluten, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

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