Farm Boy brand Milk Chocolate Covered Double Roasted Almonds recalled due to undeclared peanuts

Starting date:
December 22, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Farm Boy
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11950

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 22, 2017 - Farm Boy is recalling Farm Boy brand Milk Chocolate Covered Double Roasted Almonds from the marketplace because it may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario. This product may have been included in a small gift basket bearing UPC 0029508100000.

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 peanuts, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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
Farm Boy Milk Chocolate Covered Double Roasted Almonds 275 g Best Before November 21, 2018 8 08912 00852 3

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Farm Boy: Carolyn Trudel, Director of Public Relations and Market Development, 613-747-2363, ctrudel@farmboy.ca

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.