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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Damascus delites brand Falafel Vegetarian Balls recalled due to undeclared wheat

Recall date:
September 15, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Peppo Foods
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10888

Recall details

Ottawa, September 15, 2016 - Peppo Foods is recalling Damascus delites brand Falafel Vegetarian Balls 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.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Damascus delites Falafel Vegetarian Balls 300 g LOT JN16195
BB JN 2017
6 24042 89864 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 wheat or sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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

Peppo Foods: info@peppofoods.com

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

Product photos

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Damascus delites - Falafel Vegetarian Balls - front

Damascus delites - Falafel Vegetarian Balls - front

Damascus delites - Falafel Vegetarian Balls - back

Damascus delites - Falafel Vegetarian Balls - back

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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