Food recall warning

MD brand Sinhalese Pickle recalled due to undeclared mustard

Starting date:
September 26, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Mustard, Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
M&M Twins Limited
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9303

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 26, 2014 - Industry is recalling MD brand Sinhalese Pickle from the marketplace because it contains mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard 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 mustard, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) 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 products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
MD Sinhalese Pickle 375 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 792098 118113

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