Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 30, 2014 17:12 ET

Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Ortega Brand Taco Seasoning Mix Recalled Due to Undeclared Peanut and Almond

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2014) - B.H. Kosher Select Food Dist. is recalling Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix from the marketplace because it contains peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut or almond should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been sold in other provinces and territories.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix 35.4 g 0 39000 00820 4 Best By May 08 2016 S6

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

If you have an allergy to peanut or almond, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

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Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Reactions

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

• CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600