Golden City Bakery brand Red Bean Paste recalled due to undeclared wheat

Starting date:
January 16, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Golden City Bakery
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12735

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 16, 2019 - Golden City Bakery is recalling Golden City Bakery brand Red Bean Paste from the marketplace because it contains 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 product described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

If you have an allergy to wheat, celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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
Golden City Bakery Red Bean Paste 450 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label 7 79542 83115 0

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