OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Dollarama are warning people with allergies to peanut proteins not to consume certain Bergen brand Almond Cookies.
The affected product may contain peanuts which are not declared on the label.
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All Best Before date codes of the Bergen brand Almond Cookies, product of Poland, sold in 145 g packages are affected by the alert.
The product has been distributed nationally and there has been one reported illness associated with the product. Consumption of the product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.
The importer, Dollarama, Montreal, QC is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace.
The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.