SFA recalls Tohato Caramel Corn snack due to undeclared almond allergen

A recall alert has been issued on Tohato Caramel Corn Original Flavour products due to the presence of an undeclared almond allergen.

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said it has directed two importers, Redmart Ltd and JFC (S) Pte Ltd, to recall the product. The recall is ongoing.

The affected batches of products have Best Before dates up to and including Jan 11, March 12, April 5, April 12, May 10, May 13 and May 22 this year.

SFA said: "Allergen in food could result in allergic reaction in individuals who are sensitive to it.

"Under the Sale of Food (Food Regulation), food products containing ingredients that are known to cause hypersensitivity must be declared on food packaging labels to safeguard public health.

"The presence of treenut (almond) allergen does not pose a food safety issue to consumers at large, except for those who are allergic to almonds."

Those who have purchased the affected product, and who are allergic to almonds, should not consume it. Seek medical advice if you have concerns about your health.

Consumers may contact their point of purchase for enquiries.

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