Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Verka brand Dry Petha recalled due to undeclared sulphites

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OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on August 12, 2016, has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Verka Food International Ltd. is recalling Verka brand Dry Petha from the marketplace because it contains sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites 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








Dry Petha

450 g

8 84282 11118 6

All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label


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



This recall was triggered by the CFIA inspection activities. 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.


There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

More information


SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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


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