Te Chang Food brand Towfu (Bean Curd) Cake (Barbecue Flavor) recalled due to undeclared peanuts and sesame

Starting date:
January 10, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Industry
Distribution:
British Columbia, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 10, 2018 - Industry is recalling Te Chang Food brand Towfu (Bean Curd) Cake (Barbecue Flavor) from the marketplace because it contains peanuts and sesame which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts or sesame 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 peanuts or sesame, 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
Te Chang Food Towfu (Bean Curd) Cake (Barbecue Flavor) 115 g All lot codes where peanuts and sesame are not declared on the label 4 710189 80302 1

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