Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 10, 2008 23:49 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA): Allergy Alert - Undeclared Soy and Milk Proteins in Max's Christmas Cake Almond Iced

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Max's Donuts (1964) Ltd are warning people with allergies to soy or milk proteins not to consume Max's Christmas Cake almond iced described below. The affected product may contain soy and milk proteins which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, Max's Christmas Cake almond iced, is sold in two (2) sizes:

1. 500g - 17.7 oz packages bearing the UPC 0 63396 07214 3; and,

2. 800g - 28.2 oz packages bearing the UPC 0 63396 07224 2.

All lot codes are affected by this alert.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta.

There has been no reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

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

The manufacturer, Max's Donuts (1964) Ltd, Vancouver, British Columbia, 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:

Max's Donuts (1964) Ltd at 604-251-3351;

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 and milk, two 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
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Fred Jamieson
    613-760-4376
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Linda LeBlanc
    613-760-4112
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca