Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 24, 2010 23:46 ET

CFIA/Warning: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Peanuts in Certain Mispacked Quaker Brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2010) -

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Quaker Canada are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume certain Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs described below.

The affected Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs may have been mispacked with Quaker brand Dipps granola bars that contain peanuts. The individual granola bars within the value packs are correctly labelled and declare peanuts, where present. 

The affected product, Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Pack, 14 bars, 364 g, bears UPC 0 55577 10742 3. All lot codes are affected by this alert.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no 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 peanuts.

The manufacturer, Quaker Canada, Mississauga, 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 one of the following numbers:

Quaker Canada at 1-800-267-6287

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 (allergen), 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.

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Contact Information

  • Media enquiries:
    Praxis PR for Quaker Canada
    Maureen Juniper
    905-949-8255 x 226
    or
    CFIA
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600