Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 14, 2009 19:58 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Haitai and Lotte Brands of Cookie / Cracker From Korea

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 14, 2009) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Haitai and Lotte brands of Cookie / Cracker described below. These products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following products, imported from Korea, are affected by this alert. Product information can be found on the package and the sticker applied for the Canadian market.



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Brand Product Size UPC
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Haitai Cookie (Ace) 218 g 8 801019 306938
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Lotte ZEC Original Cracker / 100 g 8 801062 246991
Cookie (Zec)
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These products are known to have been distributed in Ontario, Alberta and New Brunswick. However, they may have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The importer is voluntarily recalling the affected products 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 milk, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at:
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/milklaite.shtml

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600