Various EnviroKidz brand cereals recalled due to undeclared wheat and gluten

Starting date:
February 15, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Nature's Path Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12789

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 15, 2019 - Nature's Path Foods Inc. is recalling various EnviroKidz brand cereals from the marketplace because they may contain wheat and gluten which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to wheat, celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled products described below.

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 wheat, celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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
EnviroKidz Gorilla Munch Corn Puffs Organic Cereal 284g 08/24/2019 0 58449 86002 0
EnviroKidz Jungle Munch Cinnamon Organic Cereal 284g 08/01/2019 0 58449 87027 2
EnviroKidz Choco Chimps Chocolate Organic Cereal 284g 08/27/2019 0 58449 87023 4

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Nature's Path: wkubota@naturespath.com

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