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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Michel et Augustin brand Super Cookies with melty middle recalled due to undeclared almond

Recall date:
April 15, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Gastronomia
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10535

Recall details

Ottawa, April 15, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on April 14, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Gastronomia is recalling Michel et Augustin brand Super Cookies with melty middle from the marketplace because it may contain almond which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almond should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Michel et Augustin Super Cookies with melty middle – Milk chocolate and hazelnuts 180 g All dates from 04/2016 up to and including 12/2016 3760122961708

What you should do

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

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

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions 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.

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