Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 05, 2013 00:15 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Almond in Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 5, 2013) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to almond not to consume the Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereals described below. The affected products contain almond which is not declared on the label.

The following Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Cereals, sold in 454 g packages, product of USA, are affected by this alert.

PRODUCT UPC LOT#
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Original
(Orange carton)
0 73472 00255 1 M3232, M3313, M3512, M3565
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Golden Flax
(Blue Carton)
0 73472 00256 8 M3253, M3309, M3414, M3439, M3523, N0068, N0165
Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Cinnamon Raisin
(Purple Carton)
0 73472 00257 5 M3232, M3313, M3328, M3425, M3512, M3527, M3537, N0045, N0132

These products 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 almond.

Ed Core Marketing Ltd., Surrey, BC and Integra Brand Management, Laval, QC are 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 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 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