CFIA Food Recall | Wheat |Merilin Black Pepper

Merilin Brand Black Pepper

Recall date: November 25, 2015
Reason for recall: Allergen – Wheat
Hazard classification: Class 1
Company / Firm: Merilin International Trading Inc.
Distribution: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution: Retail

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Merilin Black pepper powder 200 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label 6 935309 099865
Merilin Black pepper powder 454 g All codes where wheat is not declared on the label 6 935309 019979

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to wheat or a sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these product

Common food allergens –

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