Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
January 10, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Vanworld International Investment (Canada) Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11127

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 10, 2017 - Vanworld International Investment (Canada) Ltd. is recalling Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) from the marketplace because they may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

What you should do

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

If you have an allergy to peanuts, 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
Vanworld Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) 400 g 01 06 2018 6 66872 76009 3

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