Green Bean Cake recalled due to undeclared sesame filling

The Canadian Press

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to sesame seeds not to consume some packages of Green Bean Cake.

The affected product contains a sesame filling which is not declared on the label.

The Green Bean Cake was imported from China by Wing On New Group Canada Inc., in Markham, Ont.

The product is sold in 240 gram packages bearing the UPC 6 927091 806011 and all codes are affected by this alert.

There is no brand name listed in English or in French. This product has been distributed in Ontario.

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to sesame seeds.

The importer is voluntarily recalling the affected product. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday).