Recall: Organic Hemp Protein from North Coast Naturals may contain gluten

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies/sensitivities to gluten not to consume the products described here. The affected products contain allergens not declared on the label.


Product:
 NORTH COAST NATURALS brand ORGANIC HEMP PROTEIN

Recalling Firm: FIT FOODS
Distribution: National
Extent of the Product Distribution: Retail

Size 340 g Codes on product 111151 06/2013 UPC 6 27933 10001 2

Consumption of the product(s) described here may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies/sensitivities to the above mentioned allergen(s).

For more information, consumers and industry can call 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).

Note: This is a CFIA Class II recall (Moderate risk): The CFIA will requests a Class II recall for a food product when eating or drinking that product will most likely lead to short-term or non-life threatening health problems. The chance of any serious health symptoms is low in healthy populations. The CFIA issues a public warning for some Class II recalls based on the risk assessment and other criteria, such as the severity of symptoms in vulnerable populations (children, pregnant women, seniors, etc.)

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