Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 05, 2015 20:25 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Casy's Kwik Brand Gluten-Free Corn Snax Recalled Due to Undeclared Hazelnut, Almond, Cashew and Pistachio

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) -

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The food recall warning issued on August 4, 2015 has been updated to include additional allergens. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Casy Industries Ltd. is recalling Casy's Kwik brand Gluten-free Corn Snax from the marketplace because they may contain hazelnut, almond, cashew and pistachio which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to hazelnut, almond, cashew or pistachio should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products are known to have been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may also have been distributed in other provinces.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Casy's Kwik Gluten-free Corn Snax with Chocolate Filling 150 g box (contains 12 x 2 stick packages) 8 38222 00111 2 All codes where almond, hazelnut, cashew and pistachio do not appear on the label.
Casy's Kwik Gluten-free Corn Snax with Chocolate Filling 12 g (2 sticks) 8 38222 00101 3 All codes where almond, hazelnut, cashew and pistachio do not appear on the label.
Casy's Kwik Gluten-free Corn Snax with Vanilla Filling 150 g box (contains 12 x 2 stick packages) 8 38222 00112 9 All codes where almond, hazelnut, cashew and pistachio do not appear on the label.
Casy's Kwik Gluten-free Corn Snax with Vanilla Filling 12 g (2 sticks) 8 38222 00102 0 All codes where almond, hazelnut, cashew and pistachio do not appear 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 almond, hazelnut, cashew or pistachio, do not consume the recalled products as they 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 a consumer complaint. 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 products from the marketplace.

Reactions

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

Casy Industries Ltd.: info@casy.ca

CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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