Happy Planet brand Chocolate banana protein smoothie recalled due to undeclared cashew

Starting date:
March 4, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Happy Planet Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10440

Advisory details

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

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.

Affected products

Affected products
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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