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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Cape Breton Coal candy recalled due to undeclared walnuts

Recall date:
December 31, 2018
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Cape Breton Fudge Co.
Distribution:
Nova Scotia
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
12703

Recall details

Ottawa, December 31, 2018 - Cape Breton Fudge Co. is recalling Cape Breton Coal candy from the marketplace because it contains walnuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to walnuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Cape Breton Fudge Co. Cape Breton Coal 45 g none none

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 walnuts, 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 has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

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Cape Breton Fudge Co. - Cape Breton Coal

Cape Breton Fudge Co. - Cape Breton Coal

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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