Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 01, 2014 21:07 ET

Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Purity Brand Chocolate Kisses and Butterscotch Kisses Recalled Due to Undeclared Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2014) -

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Purity Factories Ltd. is recalling Purity brand Chocolate Kisses and Butterscotch Kisses from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Purity Chocolate Kisses 170 g 0 57858 08061 6 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Purity Butterscotch Kisses 170 g 0 57858 08044 9 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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 these products.

More information

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

Contact Information

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