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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 (Allergen) - Abo Anwar brand Namoura recalled due to undeclared sesame, cashews and wheat

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
August 18, 2021
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Sesame Seeds, Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Abo Anwar Bakery Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
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Recall details

Ottawa, August 18, 2021 - Abo Anwar Bakery Inc. is recalling Abo Anwar brand Namoura from the marketplace because it contains sesame, cashews and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sesame, cashews or wheat or who have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario at various Rabba Fine Foods stores.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Abo Anwar Namoura approx. 250 g 0 64776 11139 1 All codes which do not declare sesame, cashews and wheat
Abo Anwar Namoura (L) approx. 700 g 0 64776 11170 4 All codes which do not declare sesame, cashews and wheat

What you should do

Check to see if you have the 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 sesame, cashews or wheat or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.


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

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Public enquiries and media

Company information
Abo Anwar Bakery Inc.
Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
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Telephone: 613-773-6600
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