Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 16, 2014 19:19 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)-Al Karawan Brand Soft Candy Recalled Due to Undeclared Egg and Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 16, 2014) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1zKb8Tu

The food recall warning issued on July 15, 2014 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Coffee Master and Odeco Trading Inc. are recalling Al Karawan brand Soft Candy from the marketplace because they contain egg and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products

Recalling Firm(s) Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Odeco Trading Inc. Al Karawan Mann Wassalwa Soft Candy (see photos) 400 g 6 253501 388939 All codes where egg and wheat are not declared on the label
Odeco Trading Inc. Al Karawan Manna Walsalwa Soft Candy 652 g 6 253501 380537 All codes where egg and wheat are not declared on the label
Coffee Master & Odeco Trading Inc. Al Karawan (Arabic characters only) Manna Wassalwa Soft Candy 740 g 6 253501 380681 All codes where egg and wheat 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 egg or wheat, do not consume the recalled products as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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 these products.

More information

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

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600