Eastern brand Payasam Mix recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
March 3, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Ahaa Foods, R.H.S. Trading Inc., SG International Trading Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11239

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 3, 2017 - Industry is recalling Eastern brand Payasam Mix from the marketplace because it contains wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten 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 wheat or sensitivity to gluten, 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 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Eastern Payasam Mix 200 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label 8 901440 001034

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