Food safety warning about preserved lemons brand

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OTTAWA – The Roland brand Preserved Lemons is being recalled from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario and may have been sold in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products

Roland Preserved Lemons, NET WT. 12.35 oz. (370 g), DR. WT. 7.05 oz (200 g), Item UPC:0 41224 61002 6
Case UPC: 10041224610023, Lot #: 20, DA: 169 Z, P: 06 18, (where sulphites are not declared on the label)
Roland Preserved Lemons – Beldi, NET WT. 13 oz. (369 g), DR. WT. 7.05 oz. (200 g), Item UPC: 0 41224 61002 6
Case UPC 10041224610023, Lot #: 21, P: Q 0303, (where sulphites are not declared on the label)

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to sulphites, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings. The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace. – CNW

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