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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Shan brand Lemon Pickles recalled due to undeclared mustard

Recall date:
July 4, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Les Aliments Nutrifresh Ltée, Gagan Foods International Limited, ITN Food Corporation, Nutrifresh West Ltd.
Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
9022, 9062, 9077, 9078

Recall details

Ottawa, July 4, 2014 - Industry is recalling Shan brand Lemon Pickles from the marketplace because they contain mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Shan Lemon Pickle (in Oil) 330 g All codes where mustard is not declared in the list of ingredients 7 88821 12512 5
Shan Lemon Pickle (in Oil) kg All codes where mustard is not declared in the list of ingredients 7 88821 12112 7

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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


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.


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

More information

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