Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 28, 2011 23:05 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Peanuts in Wally & Molly Salt Water Taffy

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Wally & Molly Salt Water Taffy. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The affect product, Wally & Molly Salt Water Taffy, is sold in 190 g packages bearing UPC 6 28162 81013 0. There are no lot codes on the packages.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported 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 CFIA is working with the importer to have the affected product removed from the marketplace.

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