La Cocina Dyck brand Tamales recalled due to undeclared wheat
- Starting date:
- April 6, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Wheat
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- La Cocina Dyck
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
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.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
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.
|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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