Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 30, 2013 02:20 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Hazella Brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads Recalled Due to Undeclared Almonds

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 30, 2013) -

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The food recall warning issued on November 28, 2013 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Frères Magid Brothers Distribution is recalling Hazella brand Chocolatey Hazelnut Spreads from the marketplace because they may contain almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Hazella Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread 150 g 0 63517 01136 5 13035
Lot Nr. PN C21Y *
Hazella * Chocolatey Vanilla Hazelnut Spread Duo * 150 g * 0 63517 01133 4 * 13035
Lot Nr. PN S29Y *

* New information

What you should do

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

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Background

This recall was triggered by 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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Contact Information

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