ALLERGY ALERT – UNDECLARED MILK, SESAME SEEDS, SOY AND ALMONDS IN CERTAIN FOODS FROM KOREA

Apr 04

UNDECLARED MILK, SESAME SEEDS, SOY AND ALMONDS IN CERTAIN FOODS FROM KOREA OTTAWA, April 3, 2009 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk, sesame seeds, soy and almonds not to consume the various food products described below. The affected products contain milk, sesame seeds, soy and almonds which are not declared on the label. via ALLERGY ALERT – UNDECLARED MILK, SESAME SEEDS, SOY AND ALMONDS IN CERTAIN FOODS FROM KOREA. Share...

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ALLERGY ALERT – UNDECLARED WALNUTS IN BRIGHTON BEACH GOLDEN CHOCOLATE CANDY

Mar 17

ALLERGY ALERT UNDECLARED WALNUTS IN BRIGHTON BEACH GOLDEN CHOCOLATE CANDY OTTAWA, March 16, 2009 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to walnuts not to consume the Brighton Beach Golden Chocolate Candy described below. The affected product contains walnuts which are not declared on the label. The affected product, Brighton Beach Golden Chocolate Candy, product of U.S.A., comes in individually wrapped pieces and does not have UPC or any lot code. This product was sold from bulk from the following retail stores in Ontario: Aurora Deli, 15408 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON Center Deli (Quality Deli & Gourmet), 783 Steeles Ave. W., North York, ON Elena Deli, 12977 Yonge St., Oak Ridges, ON Knish Deli (Knish N Co & Deli), 1102 Centre St., Thornhill, ON Tania’s Deli, 2116 Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON Ukranian Store, 96 King St. W, Dundas, ON Vatra Cheese & Deli, 1092 Islington Ave., Toronto, ON There have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to walnuts. The importer, InterCanada OGS, Aurora, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall. For the allergy alert including the product label, issued by the U.S. manufacturer, Golden Chocolate International Inc., Brooklyn, NY, please visit the following web site:  http://www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/goldenchocolate03_09.html 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. Eastern time, Monday to Friday). For information on Tree Nuts, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/nutnoie.shtml For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca. via ALLERGY ALERT – UNDECLARED WALNUTS IN BRIGHTON BEACH GOLDEN CHOCOLATE CANDY. Share...

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ALLERGY ALERT – Undeclared peanuts in JAPANESE STYLE SESAME MOCHI

Mar 11

OTTAWA, March 4, 2009 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanut proteins not to consume the Japanese Style Sesame Mochi described below. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label. The affected product, Japanese Style Sesame Mochi, product of Taiwan, is sold in 210 g packages bearing UPC 4 712905 016043. All codes are affected. This product is known to have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, however, it may have been distributed nationally. There have been two reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanut proteins. The importers are voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. 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. Eastern time, Monday to Friday). For information on Peanuts, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/peaarae.shtml For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca. via Canada News Centre – ALLERGY ALERT – Undeclared peanuts in JAPANESE STYLE SESAME MOCHI . Share...

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