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Allergy Alert - Undeclared sesame in Your Healthy Choice brand Spicy Carrots

Recall / advisory date:
July 23, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Your Healthy Choice Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, July 23, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Your Healthy Choice Inc. are warning people with allergies to sesame not to consume the Your Healthy Choice brand Spicy Carrots described below. The affected product contains sesame which is not declared on the label.

There has been one reported reaction 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.

The manufacturer, Your Healthy Choice Inc., Vaughan, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Your Healthy Choice Spicy Carrots 454 g Best Before date
26AU13 and 10SE13
8 42524 00000 1

More information

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

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