Cape Cod Cranberry Candy and Harvest Sweets brand Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate & Yogurt Covered Cranberries recalled due to undeclared almonds
- Starting date:
- January 20, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Tree Nut
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- TJX Canada
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, January 20, 2016 - Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls Canada is recalling Cape Cod Cranberry Candy and Harvest Sweets brand Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate & Yogurt Covered Cranberries from the marketplace because they contain almonds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds should not consume the recalled products described below.
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, 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
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Cape Cod Cranberry Candy||Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate & Yogurt Covered Cranberries||5 oz (140 g)||5230-1||6 12681 10259 3|
|Harvest Sweets||Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate & Yogurt Covered Cranberries||5 oz (140 g)||5230-1||6 12681 44259 0|
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For more information
Winners Customer Service: 1-800-646-9466 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm ET) or www.winners.ca
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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