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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Taramosalata products recalled due to undeclared milk and sulphites

Recall date:
December 18, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Épicerie Agora, Fruiterie Dollard, Fruiterie Tsikinis, Fruitical St-Bruno, Fruits du Jour, Intermarché International, Les Délices de la Mer, Marché 4 Coins, Marché Royal Plus, Poissonnerie Sherbrooke, Supermarché Mourelatos Laval, Supermarché Mourelatos St-Jean, Supermarché Mourelatos St-Laurent, Supermarché P.A. (5029 Av. du Parc), Supermarché P.A. (5242 Av. du Parc), Supermarché P.A. (du Fort), Supermarché P.A. (Samson)
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10291, 10292, 10293, 10294, 10295, 10296, 10297, 10298, 10300, 10301, 10302, 10303, 10304, 10305, 10306, 10308, 10309

Recall details

Ottawa, December 18, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on December 17, 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.

Industry is recalling taramosalata products from the marketplace because they contain milk and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk or sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The products described below could have been sold clerk-served or in prepackaged containers. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Supermarche Mourelatos "Trempette" Taramosalata Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label None
Intermarche International Taramosalata Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label None
Fruits du Jour Taramosalata Variable (approximately 200 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Les Delices de la Mer Tarama Variable (approximately 250 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Poissonnerie Sherbrooke Taramosalata Maison-House Variable (approximately 250 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Fruiterie Tsikinis Taramosalata "Produit Maison" Variable (approximately 250 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Supermarche P.A. Taramosalata Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Marche 4 Coins None Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Marche Royal Plus Taramosalata Variable (approximately 200 to 250 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Agora "Boucherie Divers" Variable (approximately 250 g) All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Fruiterie Dollard Taramosalata Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable
Frutical St-Bruno Taramo Salata Variable All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label Variable

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

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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

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

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