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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)-Al Karawan Brand Soft Candy Recalled Due to Undeclared Egg and Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1zKb8Tu

The food recall warning issued on July 15, 2014 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Coffee Master and Odeco Trading Inc. are recalling Al Karawan brand Soft Candy from the marketplace because they contain egg and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products


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Recalling
 Firm(s)      Brand        Product       Size  UPC             Codes
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Odeco Trading Al Karawan   Mann Wassalwa 400 g 6 253501 388939 All codes
 Inc.                      Soft Candy                          where egg and
                           (see photos)                        wheat are not
                                                               declared on
                                                               the label
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Odeco Trading Al Karawan   Manna         652 g 6 253501 380537 All codes
 Inc.                      Walsalwa Soft                       where egg and
                           Candy                               wheat are not
                                                               declared on
                                                               the label
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Coffee Master Al Karawan   Manna         740 g 6 253501 380681 All codes
 & Odeco      (Arabic      Wassalwa Soft                       where egg and
 Trading Inc. characters   Candy                               wheat are not
              only)                                            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 egg or wheat, do not consume the recalled products as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter

- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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.

Reactions

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

More information

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

Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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