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Food recall warning

Cape Breton Coal candy recalled due to undeclared walnuts

Starting date:
December 31, 2018
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Cape Breton Fudge Co.
Nova Scotia
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 31, 2018 - Cape Breton Fudge Co. is recalling Cape Breton Coal candy from the marketplace because it contains walnuts which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to walnuts should not consume the recalled product described below.

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

Who is affected

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


This recall was triggered by the company. 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Cape Breton Fudge Co. Cape Breton Coal 45 g none none


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