La Cocina Dyck brand Tamales recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
April 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
La Cocina Dyck
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12180

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 6, 2018 - La Cocina Dyck is recalling La Cocina Dyck brand Tamales from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to wheat, celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders 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 wheat, celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, 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
La Cocina Dyck Turkey Tamales 12 pieces All lot codes where wheat is not declared on the label 7 36211 18527 3
La Cocina Dyck Pork Tamales 12 pieces All lot codes where wheat is not declared on the label 7 36211 18517 4

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