Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 20, 2011 19:25 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Milk In Taitan Brand Mixed Cereal With Five Black Paste Imported From Taiwan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2011) - 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 the Taitan brand Mixed Cereal with Five Black Paste described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

Taitan brand Mixed Cereal with Five Black Paste, product of Taiwan, is sold in a 640 g package (32 g x 20 sachets), bearing UPC 4 710311 925003. All Expiration date codes are affected.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia.

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.

The importer, JFC International (Canada) Inc., Mississauga, ON 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: 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.

Photos of the product are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/cfia0620.pdf

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600