Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 03, 2012 19:42 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Peanuts in Mic's Brand Sesame Brown Rice Wafer

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2012) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/yqMBCX

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Kuo Hua Trading Company Ltd. are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Mic's brand Sesame Brown Rice Wafer described below. The affected product may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The Mic's brand Sesame Brown Rice Wafer, product of Taiwan, is sold in a 190 g package bearing UPC 4 713002 001369 and lot code EXP. 21.11.2012.

This product has been distributed in Ontario and British Columbia.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.

The importer, Kuo Hua Trading Company Ltd., Markham, 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 peanuts, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

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.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600