Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Al-Karawan brand Manna Wassalwa recalled due to undeclared egg

Recall date:
July 4, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Coffee Master, Odeco Trading Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9008

Recall details

Ottawa, July 4, 2014 - Industry is recalling Al-Karawan brand Manna Wassalwa from the marketplace because it contains egg which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Al-Karawan (Arabic characters only) Manna Wassalwa Soft Candy 740 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 6 253501 380681

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 product 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.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
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