Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 27, 2013 01:37 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn Brand Caramel Flavour Gourmet Popcorn

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 27, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Corn are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn brand Caramel Flavour Gourmet Popcorn. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn brand Caramel Flavour Gourmet Popcorn, is sold in 190 g packages bearing UPC 6 28396 00100 7 and a Best Before date up to and including 30 SEPT 2013.

This product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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 manufacturer, Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn, Vernon, BC, 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 contact:

Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn at 250-260-3073 or by fax at 250-545-6065; or

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

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://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

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

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600