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EXPANDED ALLERGY ALERT

UNDECLARED PEANUTS IN CERTAIN KOREAN SNACK (GOSOA) PRODUCT

Related alerts: 2011-09-07 | 2011-09-08

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OTTAWA, September 8, 2011 - The public warning issued on September 7, 2011 has been expanded to include an additional product.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Uncle T Food Ltd. are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the Korean Snack (Gosoa) product described below. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.

All codes of the following product of Korea, imported for Uncle T Food, are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC
Korean Snack (Gosoa) 55 g 8 802876 200896

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.

The importer, Uncle T Food Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace.

The CFIA

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on peanuts, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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Media enquiries:

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600


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Korean Snack (Gosoa) 55 g - Principal Display
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Korean Snack (Gosoa) 55 g - Nutritional Information
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nutritional information