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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Sardo brand Arugula Pesto recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
September 2, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Sardo Foods
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10865

Recall details

Ottawa, September 2, 2016 - Sardo Foods is recalling Sardo brand Arugula Pesto from the marketplace because it may contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Sardo Arugula Pesto 228 g (4 x 57 g) BB/MA 2017/JA/04/A 0 55823 02806 9

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

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 has been one reported reaction 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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Media enquiries

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