Happy Planet brand Chocolate banana protein smoothie recalled due to undeclared cashew
- Starting date:
- March 4, 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:
- Happy Planet Foods Inc.
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, March 4, 2016 - Happy Planet Foods Inc. is recalling Happy Planet brand Chocolate banana protein smoothie from the marketplace because it contains cashew which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to cashew 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 cashew, 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 company. 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|
|Happy Planet||Chocolate banana protein smoothie||900 mL||SWANN 2016AL27||7 79172 22328 8|
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