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Allergy Alert - Undeclared gluten in certain Indianlife brand Papadums

Recall / advisory date:
August 30, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Gluten
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Indianlife Food Corporation
Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, August 30, 2011 - The public warning issued on August 25, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Indianlife brand Papadums described below. The affected products may contain gluten which is not declared on the label.

The following Indianlife brand Papadums, product of India, sold in 120 g packages, are affected by this alert:

Flavour UPC Mfg Codes
Black Pepper 7 77762 00152 0 11042 and 11101
Cumin 7 77762 00151 3 11069
Plain 7 77762 00150 6 10249, 10351, 11027 and 11111

These products have been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious reaction in persons with sensitivities to gluten.

More information

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

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

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