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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) recalled due to undeclared peanut

Recall date:
January 10, 2017
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Vanworld International Investment (Canada) Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11127

Recall details

Ottawa, January 10, 2017 - Vanworld International Investment (Canada) Ltd. is recalling Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) from the marketplace because they may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Vanworld Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) 400 g 01 06 2018 6 66872 76009 3

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 an allergy to peanuts, 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.

Product photos

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Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling)

Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling)

Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) - back of package

Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) - back of package

Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) - UPC

Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) - UPC

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