Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 01, 2014 02:53 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Ortega Brand Taco Seasoning Mix Recalled Due to Undeclared Peanut and Almond

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2014) -

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The food recall warning issued on October 30, 2014, has been updated to include additional lot codes. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

B.H. Kosher Select Food Dist. is recalling Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix from the marketplace because it contains peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut or almond should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been sold in other provinces and territories.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix 35.4 g 0 39000 00820 4 Best By April 16 2016 S0 & Best By July 28 2016 S5

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 peanut or almond, do not consume the recalled product as it 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 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 this product.

More information

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

Contact Information

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