The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Taramosalata products because they contain milk and sulphites, two food allergens, that are not declared on the label. This is a spread made from fish roe, olive oil, lemons, and sometimes potatoes. Anyone who is allergic to those ingredients or has lactose intolerance could become seriously ill if they eat these products. There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.
The recalled products are A V D Taramosalata in a 3 kg pail. All codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label are recalled. There is no UPC number for this product. Also recalled is Adonis Taramosalata in 250 gram packages. Again, all codes where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label are recalled. The UPC number starts with 0255181.
These products were sold in Ontario and Quebec at the retail level. You can see pictures of product labels at the CFIA web site. The products may have been sold as is or repackaged into smaller packages and may not have the same product name. If you aren’t sure whether or not you purchased this product, contact your retailer.
If you purchased these products and are allergic to milk and/or sulphites, or are lactose intolerant, do not eat them. Discard or return to the place of purchase for a full refund.