Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) recalled due to undeclared peanut

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OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Vanworld International Investment (Canada) Ltd. is recalling Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling) from the marketplace because they may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in British Columbia and Ontario, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled product








Glutinous Rice Balls (Black Sesame Filling)

400 g

6 66872 76009 3

01 06 2018


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


This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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.


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

More information


SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

For further information: Media enquiries, CFIA Media Relations, 613-773-6600


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