Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 01, 2010 21:39 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Garlic King Brand Flavour Intensifier

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Garlic King are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Garlic King brand Flavour Intensifier. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Garlic King brand Flavour Intensifier is sold in 227 g, 454 g and 681 g packages with no UPC. All "Made Fresh on" dates up to and including 3/30/10 (March 30, 2010) are affected by this alert.

This product has been distributed in Ontario.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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

The manufacturer, Garlic King, Elora, ON is 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 one of the following numbers:

Garlic King at 519-787-8570; or

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/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit our web site at: www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Garlic King
    519-787-8570
    or
    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600