Undeclared almonds in Armella Duo brand Hazelnut Spread with Milk and Cocoa

Starting date:
October 4, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Allergy Alert
Subcategory:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Dollarama Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8385

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 4, 2013 - The public warning issued on September 25th, 2013 has been updated to include an additional product.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Dollarama Inc. are warning people with allergies to almonds not to consume the Armella Duo brand Hazelnut Spread with Milk and Cocoa described below. The affected product may contain almonds 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 allergies to almonds.

The importer, Dollarama Inc., Montreal, QC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

All batch numbers and best before dates of the following product, imported from Turkey, are affected by this alert:

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size UPC
Armella Duo Hazelnut - Cocoa Spread 350 g 0 65756 10170 8

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For more information

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.
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