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Allergy Alert - Undeclared gluten in certain Indianlife brand Plain Papadums

Recall / advisory date:
August 24, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Gluten
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 24, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Indianlife brand Plain Papadums described below. The affected product contains gluten which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Indianlife brand Plain Papadums, is sold in 120 g packages (12 papadums) bearing UPC 7 77762 00150 6 and codes "Mfg: 11027" and "Exp: 20120128".

This product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.

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

Consumption of this product may cause a serious reaction in persons with sensitivities to gluten.

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

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