Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 04, 2011 22:24 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Milk in the Greek Chef Garlic Spreads Made by Sun Sweet Catering

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 4, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sun Sweet Catering are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume The Greek Chef Garlic Spreads described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Garlic Spreads made by Sun Sweet Catering are affected by this alert:

Product Sizes
The Greek Chef Garlic Spread 12 oz &
32 oz
The Greek Chef Hot & Spicy
Garlic Spread
12 oz &
32 oz

These products have been distributed in Ontario.

There have been no reported allergic reactions 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.

The manufacturer, Sun Sweet Catering, London, ON 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:

Sun Sweet Catering at 519-680-7136;

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: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600