Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 26, 2007 23:01 ET

CFIA/Warning: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk in Liverwurst Made by Tony's Meats, Antigonish, NS

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2007) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Tony's Meats are warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume Tony's Liverwurst products described below. These products contain milk protein that is not declared on the label.

Tony's Fine Liverwurst and Mushroom & Onion Liverwurst, sold in approximately 300g size packages with Best Before 07 OC 04, are affected by this alert.

These products were sold only in Nova Scotia.

The manufacturer, Tony's Meats, Antigonish, Nova Scotia is voluntarily recalling them from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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 milk.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800465-7735 (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 www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.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

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    (613) 755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Jean Louis Michaud (French)
    Operations Coordination - Quebec Area
    1-866-806-4115
    Website: www.inspection.gc.ca