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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Ben Tre Brand Coconut Candy Recalled Due to Undeclared Peanuts

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1mSCv79

Uncle T Food Ltd. is recalling Ben Tre brand Coconut Candy from the marketplace because it contains 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 Alberta and British Columbia.

Recalled product


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Brand     Product   Size    UPC        Codes
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Ben Tre   Coconut   400 g   8 934866   All codes where peanuts are not
          Candy             700014     declared on the label.
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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 peanuts do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

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.

Illnesses

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

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contacts:
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613-773-6600

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