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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): La Nougaterie Quebec Brand Nougats and Marshmallows Recalled Due to Undeclared Wheat, Sesame Seeds, Milk, Soy and Sulphites

133 Days ago

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2016) -

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La Nougaterie is recalling various nougats and marshmallows from the marketplace because they may contain wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat, sesame, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an alert to the news media today concerning affected products. Please click on the following link for details: http://www.fil-information.gouv.qc.ca/Pages/Article.aspx?aiguillage=ajd&type=1&idArticle=2401137366.

The following products have been sold in Quebec and Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
La Nougaterie Québec Homemade Marshmallows - Fruit Flavors 200 g 6 27843 03542 8 All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Marshmallow Bites - Assorted Flavors 150 g unavailable All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Nougat Bites - Maple & Hazelnut 125 g unavailable All codes where wheat, sesame, milk, soy and sulphites are not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat - Fleur De Sel Caramel 100 g 8 14208 00124 6 All codes where milk is not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Fleur De Sel Caramel 125 g unavailable All codes where milk is not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Nougat Bites - Assorted Flavors 125 g unavailable All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat - Candied Lemon 100 g 8 14208 00123 9 All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label
La Nougaterie Québec Soft Nougat - Candied Orange 100 g 6 27843 03542 8 All codes where wheat and sulphites are not declared on the label

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 wheat, sesame seeds, milk, soy or sensitivity to sulphites or gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

Background

This recall was triggered by MAPAQ. A food safety investigation is being conducted, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Reactions

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

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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