King's Pastry brand Tuxedo Bar Cake recalled due to undeclared hazelnuts

Starting date:
December 29, 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:
King's Pastry
Distribution:
New Brunswick, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11106

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 29, 2016 - King's Pastry is recalling King's Pastry brand Tuxedo Bar Cake from the marketplace because it contains hazelnuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to hazelnuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to hazelnuts, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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
King's Pastry Tuxedo Bar Cake 1050 g All codes where hazelnut and/or tree nuts are not declared on the label 6 85961 10038 1

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