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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.
- British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
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.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|Vanworld||Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling)||400 g||6 66872 76009 3||01 06 2018|
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.
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.
There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.
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