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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Gelato fino brand Tartufo products recalled due to undeclared almonds and wheat

Recall date:
October 1, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Rich Products of Canada Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9287

Recall details

Ottawa, October 1, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on September 26, 2014, has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Rich Products of Canada Ltd. is recalling Gelato fino brand Tartufo products from the marketplace because they may contain almonds and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almonds or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Gelato fino Tartufo – Chocolate/Cream 3 x 125 ml 13325 6989217730
Gelato fino Tartufo – Amaretto/Cappuccino 3 x 125 ml 13325 6989217732

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 almonds or wheat, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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.

Illnesses

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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