Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 16, 2007 00:27 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA): Allergy Alert - Undeclared Milk in Mexi-Snax Tortilla Chips

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2007) - 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 proteins not to consume Mexi-Snax All Natural Pico de Gallo Tortilla Chips described below. This product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Mexi-Snax All Natural Pico de Gallo Tortilla Chips, product of USA, is sold in a 255 g package bearing Best By date FEB 12 08 and lot code 2SAQZ B.

This product has been distributed in Quebec.

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 proteins.

The importer 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 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 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
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-760-4112