Undeclared sulphites in certain Golden Sun brand Seedless Raisins

Starting date:
May 10, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Allergy Alert
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Mitchell Agencies/Concord National
Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 10, 2013 - The public warning issued on May 3, 2013 has been updated to include additional Best Before dates.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mitchell Agencies/Concord National are warning people with sensitivities to sulphites not to consume certain Golden Sun brand Seedless Raisins. The affected product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with sensitivities to sulphites.

The importer, Mitchell Agencies/Concord National, Mount Pearl, NL, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Golden Sun Seedless Raisins 250 g Best Before date
0 74917 00037 8
Golden Sun Seedless Raisins 250 g Best Before date
0 74917 00037 8


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