Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 18, 2015 01:40 ET

Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Taramosalata Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk and Sulphites

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2015) -

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Industry is recalling Taramosalata products from the marketplace because they contain milk and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk or sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec.

The A V D Taramosalata may have been sold as is or in smaller packages and may not bear the same product name as described below. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
None A V D Taramosalata 1 pail (approximately 3 L) None All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label
Adonis Taramosalata Approximately 250 g Starts with 0255181 All codes where milk and sulphites are 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 milk or sulphites, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

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Contact Information

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