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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Cool Runnings brand Curry Powder and Jamaican Style Curry Powder recalled due to undeclared peanut and almond

Recall date:
November 20, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Universal Impex Corp.
Distribution:
Alberta, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9478

Recall details

Ottawa, November 20, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on October 31, 2014 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Universal Impex Corp. is recalling Cool Runnings brand Curry Powder and Jamaican Style Curry Powder from the marketplace because they may contain peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut or almond should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Cool Runnings Jamaican Style Curry Powder 500 g 140617, 140616, 140711, 140729 and 140806 6 24913 00218 2
Cool Runnings Jamaican Style Curry Powder 225 g 140617, 140616, 140711, 140729 and 140806 6 24913 00208 3
Cool Runnings Curry Powder 500 g 140616, 140729 and 140630 6 24913 00126 0
Cool Runnings Curry Powder 225 g 140616, 140729 and 140630 6 24913 01149 8

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 peanut or almond do not consume the recalled products as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the 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 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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