Lotte brand Kancho Choco Biscuit recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 21, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Korea Food Trading, Lemond Food Corp., Pan Asia Food Co., Seoul Trading Corporation, Sunjin Trading Inc., T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12058

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 21, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on February 13, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Lotte brand Kancho Choco Biscuit from the marketplace because they may contain peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled products 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 peanut, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by consumer complaints. 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
Lotte Kancho Choco Biscuit 168 g All codes where peanut is not declared on the label 8 801062 245055
Lotte Kancho Choco Biscuit 95 g All codes where peanut is not declared on the label 8 801062 516858
Lotte Kancho Choco Biscuit 42 g All codes where peanut is not declared on the label 8 801062 144815

Images

Select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window



Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.