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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - President's Choice brand Ginger Cookie Chips recalled due to undeclared peanut

Recall date:
November 5, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10158

Recall details

Ottawa, November 5, 2015 - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is recalling President's Choice brand Ginger Cookie Chips from the marketplace because it may contain peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in the following Loblaw banner stores:

Ontario: Fortinos®, Loblaws®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Valu-Mart®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs® and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Your Independent Grocer® and affiliated independent stores

Québec: Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Provigo® and affiliated independent stores

West: Extra Foods®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, Wholesale Club® and affiliated independent stores

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
President's Choice Ginger Cookie Chips 170 g 2016 AU 02 0 60383 16176 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 peanut, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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

Loblaw Companies Limited: Customer service - 1-888-495-5111 or customerservice@presidentschoice.ca

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

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