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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Ziyad Brand Baba Ghanouj and Soup Starter Soup Base Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk and Sesame

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1sLszlw

Industry is recalling Ziyad brand Baba Ghanouj and Soup Starter Soup Base from the marketplace because they contain milk and sesame which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk or sesame should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products


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 Brand       Product        Size        UPC                 Codes
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 Ziyad       Baba Ghanouj   380 g       0 74265 00380 9     All lot codes
             Eggplant &                                     where sesame is
             Tahini Dip                                     not declared on
                                                            the label
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 Ziyad       Soup Starter   1 kg        0 74265 00597 1     All lot codes
             Soup Base                                      where milk is
                                                            not 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 milk or sesame, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergens: 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 the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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


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

Contacts:
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