The Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) has announced a recall of three Marché Esposito brand items due to the presence of undeclared allergens.
All packages carrying a packaging date up to and including 20 janvier 2009 (January 20, 2009) of the following items were recalled:
- Halvah pistache (Pistachio halvah): undeclared nuts and peanuts
- Salade de pomme de terre (Potato salad): undeclared eggs and sulfite
- Salade macaroni (Macaroni salad): undeclared eggs
The products were sold only at Marché Esposito, 340 Marcel Laurin, St-Laurent, QC.
Individuals who are allergic to eggs, peanuts or other nuts, or who are sensitive to sulfites, may experience a severe reaction after eating even a small quantity of these products. Consumers should either discard the items, or return them to Marché Esposito for a refund.