Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

May 04, 2011 20:09 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Milk in #1 Gluten Free Brand Cake Mixes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the #1 Gluten Free brand Cake Mixes described below because these products contain milk which is not declared on the label. The affected products have been recalled in the USA by Raymond-Hadley Corporation of Spencer, NY due to undeclared milk.

The following #1 Gluten Free brand products are affected by this alert:

ProductSizeUPCLot Code
Chocolate Cake Mix5 lb6 54367 43530 433310-4
White Cake Mix5 lb6 54367 43505 233310-4

These products were imported by McCall's Bakers Warehouse located in Mississauga, Ontario. The affected products may have been distributed nationally.

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.

The CFIA is working with the importer to remove the affected products 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: 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.

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Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600