Be Fresh Natural Almond Butter Recall [Canada]


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Be Fresh branded Natural Almond Butter - Smooth

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Canada/Ottawa: Jiva Manufacturing & Distributing Inc., a Burnaby, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Be Fresh branded Natural Almond Butter from the Canadian marketplace due to undeclared Cashews and Peanuts, both known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/MXLx30rHs2z

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/75587r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Almond Butter products are subject to this recall:

  • Be Fresh branded Natural Almond Butter – Smooth, sold in 500 gram jars; affected batch/lots: all best-before dates from 30 JUL 2021 up to and including 30 APR 2022 where Cashew and Peanut are not declared on the product label with a UPC of 6 84991 10346 1

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Please note: the recalled Almond Butter products may differ slightly from the one depicted above.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Almond Butter products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, Jiva Manufacturing & Distributing Inc. has recalled certain batch/lots of Be Fresh branded Almond Butter products from the Canadian marketplace due to undeclared Cashews and Peanuts.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts such as Cashew Nuts and/or Almonds), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Almond Butter products and could be allergic to their undeclared Cashew and Peanut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Jiva Manufacturing & Distributing at +1-604-254-9480 during normal business hours Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or +1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at +1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Almond Butter, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Almond Nuts, please search for “almond” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Cashew, please search for “cashew” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared generic Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Jiva Manufacturing & Distributing, please search for “Jiva Manufacturing” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 14399
Recalls Direct RIN: 14428-2021
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