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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Gelato Fresco brand Toasted Hazelnut Dairy Ice recalled due to undeclared almond

Recall date:
November 27, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Gelato Fresco
Distribution:
Nova Scotia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10196

Recall details

Ottawa, November 27, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on November 26, 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.

Gelato Fresco is recalling Gelato Fresco brand Toasted Hazelnut Dairy Ice from the marketplace because it may contain almond which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to almond should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Gelato Fresco Toasted Hazelnut Dairy Ice 500 ml All codes where almonds are not declared on the label 0 67902 50002 1

What you should do

Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to almond, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. 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

Gelato Fresco: nwangchuk@gelatofresco.com

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

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