La Nougaterie Québec brand nougats and marshmallows recalled due to undeclared wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy and sulphites

Starting date:
January 13, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Sulphites, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
La Nougaterie
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10330

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 13, 2016 - La Nougaterie is recalling various nougats and marshmallows from the marketplace because they may contain wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat, sesame, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an alert to the news media today concerning affected products. Please click on the following link for details: http://www.fil-information.gouv.qc.ca/Pages/Article.aspx?aiguillage=ajd&type=1&idArticle=2401137366.

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 wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by MAPAQ. A food safety investigation is being conducted, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
La Nougaterie Québec Homemade Marshmallows – Fruit Flavors 200 g All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label 6 27843 03542 8
La Nougaterie Québec Marshmallow Bites – Assorted Flavors 150 g All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label unavailable
La Nougaterie Québec Nougat Bites – Maple & Hazelnut 125 g All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label unavailable
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat – Fleur De Sel Caramel 100 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 14208 00124 6
La Nougaterie Québec Fleur De Sel Caramel 125 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label unavailable
La Nougaterie Québec Nougat Bites – Assorted Flavors 125 g All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label unavailable
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat – Candied Lemon 100 g All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label 8 14208 00123 9
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat – Candied Orange 100 g All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label 6 27843 03542 8

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Media enquiries

Relations médias
Direction des communications
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation
Tél. : 418-380-2100, poste 3512

www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca


CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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