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Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Sulphites in Certain Golden Sun Brand Seedless Raisins

May 11 2013 12:00AM

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The public warning issued on May 3, 2013 has been updated to include additional Best Before dates.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mitchell Agencies/Concord National are warning people with sensitivities to sulphites not to consume certain Golden Sun brand Seedless Raisins. The affected product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

The following product, product of USA, is affected by this alert.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Best Before Product Size UPC date-------------------------------------------------------------------------Golden Sun Seedless Raisins 250 g 0 74917 00037 8 13NOV2014D-------------------------------------------------------------------------Golden Sun Seedless Raisins 250 g 0 74917 00037 8 20/07/2014D-------------------------------------------------------------------------



This product has been distributed in Newfoundland and Quebec.

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

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with sensitivities to sulphites.

The importer, Mitchell Agencies/Concord National, Mount Pearl, NL, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.



Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600





Source: Marketwire