Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 10, 2005 22:59 ET

ALLERGY ALERT - WHEAT IN HI-N-R-G BARS

Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars which were sold at Remark Fresh Markets retail store in London, Ontario Attention: Assignment Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Health/Medical Editor, News Editor OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 10, 2005) - OTTAWA, August 10, 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 which were sold at Remark Fresh Markets retail store in London, Ontario are affected by this alert:

PRODUCT
Daryl's Bee A Pro Hi-N-R-G Bar
WEIGHT 120 g
BEST BEFORE 05 / OC / 30

PRODUCT
Daryl's Bee A Pro Chocolate Hi-N-R-G Bar
WEIGHT 125 g
BEST BEFORE 05 / OC / 30

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

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

Shashi Kulkarni (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall l
(613) 368-1622

Marie-Andrée Lefebvre (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall (613) 760-4044

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Contact Information

  • Shashie Kulkarni, Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Daryl's Hi-N-R-G Bars Inc.
    Primary Phone: 613-368-1622
    E-mail: cfiamaster@inspection.gc.ca