Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 29, 2010 00:59 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Soy in Cuisine Bernart Brand Cabbage Rolls

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) - 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 soy not to consume Cuisine Bernart brand Cabbage Rolls described below. The affected products contain soy protein which is not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

Brand Description Size UPC Best Before
Cuisine
Bernart
"Cabagge Roll" 325 GR 6 26408 00718 4 Up to and
including 08MA10
Cuisine
Bernart
"Cabagge Roll" 2.27 KG 6 26408 02116 6 Up to and
including 15MA10

The affected cabbage rolls may have also been repackaged at retail or sold from certain deli counters. If the original product identity and Best Before code is not evident, you are advised to check with your retailer or supplier to determine if the product is affected.

These products have been distributed in Quebec.

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

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

The manufacturer, Cuisine Bern-Art Inc., Lasalle Quebec, 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 one of the following numbers:
Bernard Duguay (Cuisine Bern-Art Inc.) at 514-367-0228; 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 soy 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

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600