Forever Health brand Imitation Ham recalled due to undeclared wheat
- Starting date:
- November 8, 2013
- 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:
- Happy Veggie World Ltd.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, November 8, 2013 - Happy Veggie World is recalling Forever Health brand Imitation Ham products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.
What you should do
If you have an allergy to wheat, 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 illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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 products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Forever Health||Imitation Ham||600 g||All codes||4 712263 061099|
|Forever Health||Vegan Ham (Imitation Meat)||1 kg||All codes||4 712263 060955|
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For more information
For more information, consumers and industry can contact:
Happy Veggie World, Richmond, BC: Tracy Lee at (604) 278-5519; or
CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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