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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - PC Organics brand Original stoned wheat crackers recalled due to undeclared sesame
- Recall date:
- September 19, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Sesame Seeds
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Loblaw Companies Limited
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, September 19, 2014 - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is recalling PC Organics brand Original stoned wheat crackers from the marketplace because it may contain sesame which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sesame should not consume the recalled product described below.
The product has been sold since July 25, 2014 in the following Loblaw banner stores:
Ontario: Cash&Carry®, Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Valu-mart®, Westfair®, Your Independent Grocer®, Wholesale Club® and Zehrs®
Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Cash&Carry®, Dominion®, Freshmart®, nofrills®, Red & White®, Save Easy®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Wholesale Club®
Quebec: Club Entrepot®, Intermarché ,® Loblaws®, Maxi & Cie®, Maxi®, Presto®, Provigo®, Pharmaprix®
West: Extra Foods®, nofrills®, ShopEasy®, SuperValu®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Westfair Independents, Wholesale Club®, Your Independent Grocer®
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|PC Organics||Original stoned wheat crackers||200 g||2015 JA 21||0 60383 70928 0|
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
If you have an allergy to sesame, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
This recall was triggered by the company. 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.
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
Loblaw Companies Limited: Customer service - 1-888-495-5111 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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