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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Mixtura Latina Co. brand Mote Blanco Pelado / Peeled White Hominy recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Recall date:
June 22, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Mixtura Latina Co.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9900

Recall details

Ottawa, June 22, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on June 19, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Mixtura Latina Co. is recalling Mixtura Latina Co. brand Mote Blanco Pelado / Peeled White Hominy from the marketplace because it may contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Mixtura Latina Co. Mote Blanco Pelado / Peeled White Hominy 14 oz. / 396.9 g None None Sold from Mixtura Latina Co. located at 1104 Wilson Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.

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 a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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

Mixtura Latina Co.: 416-633-2851

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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