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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Verka brand Dry Petha recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Recall date:
August 12, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Verka Food International Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10836

Recall details

Ottawa, August 12, 2016 - Verka Food International Ltd. is recalling Verka brand Dry Petha from the marketplace because itcontains sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Verka Dry Petha 450 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 8 84282 11118 6

What you should do

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

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

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Verka Food International Ltd.: 1-877-710-8081

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

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