Undeclared peanuts in certain PINE NUTS and PINE NUT-CONTAINING PRODUCTS

August 14, 2012

NOTE: THIS RECALL IS ONLY FOR AFFECTED PRODUCTS SOLD IN CANADA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the pine nut products described below. The affected products contain peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The following products, bearing a lot code from 01012012 to 07082012 (DDMMYYYY) or 0112001 to 0812220 (MMYYDDD) are affected by this alert:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
7 78659 93131 9 Capers Community Market/Whole Foods Market Organic Pine Nuts 100g see above
7 78659 93132 6 Capers Community Market/Whole Foods Market Organic Pine Nuts 200g see above
7 78659 93135 7 Capers Community Market/Whole Foods Market Organic Pine Nuts 5kg see above
7 78659 93136 4 Capers Community Market/Whole Foods Market Organic Pine Nuts 10kg see above

The original recall has been expanded to include an additional product, imported from the US and re-packed from bulk.

Product Size Codes Retailers Purchase Dates
Organic Pine Nuts 8 oz. tubs PLU 7331 Whole Foods Market, 87 Avenue Rd., North York, ON Feb. 13, 2012 to Aug. 9, 2012

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.

For more information please call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 or visit the CFIA website.