The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and G. Woudenberg Wholesale Ltd. are warning people with allergies to tree nuts not to consume the contents of the super surprise candy bags described below. The affected chocolate products included in the bags may contain tree nuts which are not declared on the label.
The affected super surprise candy products are packaged in white paper or plastic bags bearing the distributor name G. Woudenberg Wholesale Ltd., Dundas, Ont. The affected super surprise candy bags may contain various brands of unlabelled chocolate bars which are wrapped only in foil without any ingredient listing.
These unlabelled chocolate bars are not associated with any recalls or recent advisories involving chocolate products due to potential Salmonella contamination.
These affected bags have been distributed in the Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington and Niagara areas in Ontario.
There has been no confirmed allergic reaction associated with the consumption of these products.
Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to tree nuts.
The distributor, G. Woudenberg Wholesales Ltd, Dundas, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).