Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 08, 2011 22:08 ET

Expanded Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Peanuts in Certain Korean Snack (Gosoa) Product

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2011) - Audio clips available at

The public warning issued on September 7, 2011 has been expanded to include an additional product.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Uncle T Food Ltd. are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the Korean Snack (Gosoa) product described below. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.

All codes of the following product of Korea, imported for Uncle T Food, are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC
Korean Snack (Gosoa) 55 g 8 802876 200896

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

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 importer, Uncle T Food Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia, 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:

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: Food and consumer product recalls are also available at

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