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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Gelato fino brand Tartufo products recalled due to undeclared almonds and wheat

Recall date:
September 26, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Rich Products of Canada Ltd.
Alberta, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, September 26, 2014 - Rich Products of Canada Ltd. is recalling Gelato fino brand Tartufo products from the marketplace because they may contain almonds and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Gelato fino Tartufo – Chocolate/Cream 3 x 125 ml 13325 6989217730
Gelato fino Tartufo – Amaretto/Cappuccino 3 x 125 ml 13325 6989217732

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 almonds or wheat, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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