Merilin brand Curry Powder recalled due to undeclared sesame
- Starting date:
- January 22, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Sesame Seeds
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Merilin Trading Co.
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, January 22, 2016 - Merilin Trading Co. is recalling Merilin brand Curry Powder from the marketplace because it contains sesame which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sesame should not consume the recalled product 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 sesame, 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
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) 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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Merilin||Curry Powder||200 g||All codes where sesame is not declared on the label||6 935309 034156|
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