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Lotte brand Choco Pie recalled because of possible undeclared almonds

06/30/2012 07:35 EDT | Updated 08/30/2012 05:12 EDT
OTTAWA - Lotte brand Choco Pies are being recalled because they may contain almond that is not declared on the label.

The affected product is sold in 168 gram packages (UPC 8 801062 161881) and in 336 gram packages (UPC 8 801062 160709 or 8 801062 16825).

The product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and possibly other provinces.

Consumption of the product could cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in people with allergies to almond.

However, no illnesses have been linked to the Choco Pies.

The importer, Uncle T Food Ltd. of Richmond, B.C., is recalling the affected product and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the recall.

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