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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Mr. Christie's brand Arrowroot Biscuits recalled due to potential off-taste

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
October 21, 2016
Reason for recall:
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Mondelēz Canada
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, October 21, 2016 - Mondelēz Canada is recalling certain date codes of Mr. Christie's brand Arrowroot Biscuits from the marketplace due to potential off-taste.  Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally in Canada only.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Mr. Christie's Arrowroot Biscuits 350 g 0 66721 01046 9 Best Before
2017 FE 24
2017 FE 28
Mr. Christie's Arrowroot Biscuits 1.4 kg 0 66721 01856 4 Best Before
2017 FE 20
2017 FE 21
2017 FE 22
2017 FE 23
Mr. Christie's Arrowroot Biscuits 3.5 kg
1 00 66721 51038 6 Best Before
2017 AL 25
Mr. Christie's Arrowroot Biscuits 3.6 kg
300 x 12 g
1 00 66721 51404 9 Best Before
2017 AL 21
2017 AL 22
2017 AL 23
2017 AL 24
2017 AL 25
2017 AL 29
2017 AL 30
2017 MA 01
2017 MA 02
2017 MA 05
2017 MA 12

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.


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 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.


There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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