This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Candra International brand Organic Shirataki Noodles recalled due to undeclared wheat

Recall date:
August 10, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Candra International
Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, August 10, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on August 3, 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.

Candra International is recalling Candra International brand Organic Shirataki Noodles from the marketplace because it contains wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Quebec and through Internet sales.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Candra International Organic Shirataki Noodles 300 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label 6 942838 100061

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 sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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 this product.

More information

Candra International: (514) 777-7762

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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