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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Jack 'N Jill brand Chicharron products recalled due to undeclared wheat

Recall date:
February 13, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
APO Products Ltd., Shiny Star Canada Ltd.
Distribution:
Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9639, 9654

Recall details

Ottawa, February 13, 2015 - Industry is recalling Jack 'N Jill brand Chicharron products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Jack 'N Jill Chicharron ni Mang Juan - Espesyal Suka't Sili 90 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 110528
Jack 'N Jill Chicharron ni Mang Juan - Sukang Paombong 90 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label. 4 800016 110511

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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 these products.

More information

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