Lotte brand Choco Pies recalled due to undeclared almond

Starting date:
March 9, 2018
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:
Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd., Korea Food Trading, Lemond Food Corp., Pan Asia Food Co., T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd., Uncle T Food Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12090

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 9, 2018 - Industry is recalling Lotte brand Choco Pies from the marketplace because they may contain almond which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almond 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 almond, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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
Lotte Choco Pie 336 g All codes where almond is not declared on the label 8 801062 160709
Lotte Choco Pie – Cacao 336 g All codes where almond is not declared on the label 8 801062 475148
Lotte Choco Pie – Banana 336 g All codes where almond is not declared on the label 8 45502 06140 7

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