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(Canada) Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Dorgel and Farmboy brand Gelato

Rich Products of Canada recalls Dorgel and Farmboy products due to undeclared tree nuts (almonds).


Fort Erie, Ontario – Rich Products of Canada, Limited of Fort Erie, Ontario, is warning consumers not to consume the Dorgel and Farmboy® products described below because they contain ALMONDS which are not declared on the label.

The affected Dorgel products are described below and are distributed to food retailers across Ontario. The affected Farmboy® 700 ml Hazelnut Gelato product listed below includes all "best before" dates prior to November 30, 2012, and is distributed to food retailers across Ontario.

Name of ProductBrandSizeBest Before DateUPC
Hazelnut GelatoDorgel1.65LAll Dates6989218073
Bacio Chocolate GelatoDorgel1.65LAll Dates6989218076
Bacio Tartufo (4pk)Dorgel125mlAll Dates6989217736
Bacio Tartufo (30pk)Dorgel125mlAll Dates6989217769
Farmboy® 700 ml Hazelnut GelatoFarmboy®700mlAll dates prior to 2012 11 300891200202

The affected products may cause serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to ALMONDS.

There have been no reported illnesses or complaints associated with the consumption of these products.

The manufacturer, Rich Products of Canada, Limited, Fort Erie, Ontario is voluntarily recalling them from the market and the CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of that recall.

For more information, consumers and industry may call the following numbers:

Rich Products of Canada, Limited: Consumers with questions may contact the Helpline at (800) 263-8174 between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm EST. Voice mail is available after hours.


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