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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Forever Health brand Imitation Ham recalled due to undeclared wheat

Recall date:
November 8, 2013
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Happy Veggie World Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
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Recall details

Ottawa, November 8, 2013 - Happy Veggie World is recalling Forever Health brand Imitation Ham products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Forever Health Imitation Ham 600 g All codes 4 712263 061099
Forever Health Vegan Ham (Imitation Meat) 1 kg All codes 4 712263 060955

What you should do

If you have an allergy to wheat, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Happy Veggie World, Richmond, BC: Tracy Lee at (604) 278-5519; or

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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