Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Ben Tre brand Coconut Candy recalled due to undeclared peanuts

Recall date:
May 30, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Uncle T Food Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8899

Recall details

Ottawa, May 30, 2014 - Uncle T Food Ltd. is recalling Ben Tre brand Coconut Candy from the marketplace because it contains peanuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ben Tre Coconut Candy 400 g All codes where peanuts are not declared on the label. 8 934866 700014

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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

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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