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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Merilin brand Dried Pear recalled due to undeclared sulphites
- Recall date:
- October 8, 2019
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Sulphites
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Merilin Trading Co.
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, October 8, 2019 - Merilin Trading Co. is recalling Merilin brand Dried Pear from the marketplace because it contains sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|Merilin||Dried Pear||120 g||6 935309 099599||BEST BEFORE: 20 JAN 2021|
What you should do
Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
If you have a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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 the recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
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