Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 30, 2007 20:57 ET

CFIA/Warning/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Walnuts in Bella Cucina Death by Chocolate Cookies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2007) - 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 walnuts not to consume Bella Cucina Death by Chocolate cookies. The affected product may contain walnuts which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, Bella Cucina Death by Chocolate Cookies, is sold in 6 oz (170g) packages bearing UPC 19193 00020.

The affected product was sold from two Chintz & Company stores, located at 1238-11th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, and 950 Homer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.

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 walnuts.

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 tree nuts (walnuts), one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Garfield Balsom (English)
    613-760-4232
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Linda Leblanc (French)
    613-760-4112