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Allergy Alert - Undeclared sesame in certain EL CAMINO REAL BAKERY brand FIRST GRAIN BARS

Recall / advisory date:
September 18, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Costco Wholesale Canada Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7435

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 18, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Costco Wholesale Canada Inc. are warning people with allergies to sesame not to consume certain El Camino Real Bakery brand First Grain Bars. The affected product contains sesame which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, El Camino Real Bakery brand First Grain Bars, Product of U.S.A., is sold in 907g package, bearing UPC 7 31216 99113 3 and Best Before date 11/13/2012.

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

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to sesame.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Costco Wholesale Canada Inc. at 1-800-463-3783;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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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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Media enquiries

Costco Wholesale Canada Inc.
1-800-463-3783

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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