Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 01, 2014 15:18 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Gelato Fino Brand Tartufo Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Almonds and Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) - The food recall warning issued on September 26, 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.

Rich Products of Canada Ltd. is recalling Gelato fino brand Tartufo products from the marketplace because they may contain almonds and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

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

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Gelato fino Tartufo - Chocolate/Cream 3 x 125 ml 6989217730 13325
Gelato fino Tartufo - Amaretto/Cappuccino 3 x 125 ml 6989217732 13325

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 almonds or wheat, 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 the company. 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.

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Contact Information

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