Ottawa, October 21, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Handi Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to sunflower seeds not to consume Handi brand 100 calories Multigrain Bagels. The affected product contains sunflower seeds which are not declared on the label in French.
The affected product, Handi brand 100 calories Multigrain Bagels, is sold as follows:
|Fresh||270 g||0 69066 00392 9|
|Fresh or frozen||4 x 270 g||0 69066 00398 1|
All lot codes and Best Before dates are affected by this alert.
This product has been distributed in Ontario and Quebec.
There has been one reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to sunflower seeds.
The manufacturer, Handi Foods Ltd., Weston, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.
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