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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - La Nougaterie Québec brand nougats and marshmallows recalled due to undeclared wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy and sulphites
- Recall date:
- January 13, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Sulphites, Allergen - Wheat
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- La Nougaterie
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, January 13, 2016 - La Nougaterie is recalling various nougats and marshmallows from the marketplace because they may contain wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat, sesame, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.
The ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an alert to the news media today concerning affected products. Please click on the following link for details: http://www.fil-information.gouv.qc.ca/Pages/Article.aspx?aiguillage=ajd&type=1&idArticle=2401137366.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Homemade Marshmallows – Fruit Flavors||200 g||6 27843 03542 8||All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Marshmallow Bites – Assorted Flavors||150 g||unavailable||All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Nougat Bites – Maple & Hazelnut||125 g||unavailable||All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Soft Nougat – Fleur De Sel Caramel||100 g||8 14208 00124 6||All codes where milk is not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Fleur De Sel Caramel||125 g||unavailable||All codes where milk is not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Nougat Bites – Assorted Flavors||125 g||unavailable||All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Soft Nougat – Candied Lemon||100 g||8 14208 00123 9||All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label|
|La Nougaterie Québec||Soft Nougat – Candied Orange||100 g||6 27843 03542 8||All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label|
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, sesame seeds, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
This recall was triggered by MAPAQ. A food safety investigation is being conducted, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.
Homemade Marshmallows – Fruit Flavors
Marshmallow Bites – Assorted Flavors
Nougat Bites – Maple & Hazelnut
Soft Nougat – Fleur De Sel Caramel
Fleur De Sel Caramel
Nougat Bites – Assorted Flavors
Soft Nougat – Candied Lemon
Soft Nougat – Candied Orange
Public enquiries and media
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Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation
Tél. : 418-380-2100, poste 3512
- Public enquiries
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