Lotte brand Choco Pie – Green Tea recalled due to undeclared almond

Starting date:
March 21, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd., Korea Food Trading
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12137

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 21, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on March 9, 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 Choco Pie – Green Tea from the marketplace because it may contain almond which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almond 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 almond, 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 CFIA's 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 – Green Tea 336 g All codes where almond is not declared on the label 8 801062 006205

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