Saturday, December 13, 2008

Allergy Alert: Wheat Protein In Salami

December 13, 2008

The Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) is alerting consumers to the possible presence of undeclared wheat protein in three varieties of salami that were manufactured and sold in the province.

All production lots of the following varieties of Khaled brand salami (225g and 375g package sizes) have been recalled:

  • Salami nature (plain salami)
  • Salami avec olives (salami with olives)
  • Salami épicé (spicy salami)

The recalled items were produced and packaged by Les Viandes Soleil (5552 rue Grande-Allée, Longueuil, QC), and were available for sale at the producer's location at at certain retailers in the province.

Individuals who are allergic to wheat proteins may experience a severe allergic reaction upon consuming the recalled salami. In addition, people who are intolerant of gluten or who suffer from celiac disease should avoid consuming these products.

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