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Allergy Alert - Undeclared peanut in certain IMPERIAL Brand WAFER ROLLS

Recall / advisory date:
May 8, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Omega Food Importers Co. Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
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Advisory details

Ottawa, May 8, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the Imperial brand Wafer Rolls described below. The affected products contain peanut which is not declared on the label.

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.

The importer, Omega Food Importers Co. Ltd., Mississauga, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC
Imperial Wafer Cocoa Rolls 280 g 64166 01705
Imperial Wafer Coco Rolls 280 g 64166 01710
Imperial Wafer Chocolate Rolls 140 g 64166 01700

More information

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

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

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