Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Candra International brand Organic Rice Noodles recalled due to undeclared wheat

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OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on August 10, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Candra International is recalling Candra International brand Organic Rice Noodles from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Quebec and through Internet sales.

Recalled products






Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Candra International

Organic Black Rice Noodles

300 g

6 942838 100283

All codes where wheat is not declared on the label

Candra International

Organic Brown Rice Noodles

300 g

6 942838 100177

All codes where wheat is not declared on the label

 

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 wheat or sensitivity to gluten, 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.

Reactions

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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

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