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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Merilin brand Black pepper powder recalled due to undeclared wheat
- Recall date:
- November 25, 2015
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Wheat
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Merilin International Trading Inc.
- Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, November 25, 2015 - Merilin International Trading Inc. is recalling Merilin brand Black pepper powder from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or a sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Merilin||Black pepper powder||200 g||All codes where wheat is not declared on the label||6 935309 099865|
|Merilin||Black pepper powder||454 g||All codes where wheat is not declared on the label||6 935309 019979|
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 wheat or a sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they 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 product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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