Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 14, 2005 21:45 ET

ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED WHEAT

DARYL'S HI-N-R-G BARS Attention: Agriculture Editor, Assignment Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Health/Medical Editor OTTAWA/ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 14, 2005) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars Inc. are warning people with allergies to wheat protein not to consume the Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars described below. The affected products contain wheat which is not declared on the label. This alert is of concern to those individuals who have allergies to wheat protein.

The following Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars are affected by this alert:

1. Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bar
2. Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bar -- "Mae Bee" The Best Chocolate N-R-G Bar
3. Daryl's Bee A Pro Hi-N-R-G Bar
4. Daryl's Bee A Pro Chocolate Hi-N-R-G Bar

All expiry codes up to and including Sept 30/05 are affected by this alert.

The weight of the product is not declared on the label. However, the Nutritional Information on the label indicates the serving weight is 100 g.

The manufacturer, Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars Inc., Windsor, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. These products have been distributed in Ontario.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat protein. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars Inc.
(519) 974-3092

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time - Monday to Friday.

For information on receiving recalls by electronic mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

/For further information: Media enquiries:

Fred Jamieson (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
(613) 760-4376

Linda Leblanc (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
(613) 760-4112/ IN: FOOD, HEALTH

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