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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - "Murzynki" brand wafers recalled due to undeclared peanut, egg and almond

Recall date:
January 13, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Omega Food Importers Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
8546

Recall details

Ottawa, January 13, 2014 - Omega Food Importers is recalling "Murzynki" brand wafers from the marketplace because they contain peanut, egg and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut, egg or almond should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Murzynki Wafers 415 g L083 5 908310 286365

What you should do

If you have an allergy to peanut, egg or almond, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

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.

Illnesses

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

More information

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

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Media enquiries

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