Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 16, 2007 00:04 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA): Allergy Alert - Undeclared Milk in Uni-President Brand Red Bean Ice Bars and Red Bean & Jelly Ice Cream Bars

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2007) - 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 Uni President brand frozen novelty products described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following Uni-President brand frozen novelty products, imported from Taiwan, are affected by this alert.



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Product Size UPC
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President Red Bean Ice Bar 510 g (6 bars x 85 g) 4 710608 813600
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Red Bean & Jelly Ice Cream Bar 480 g (6 bars x 80 g) 4 710088 070968
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These products are known to have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario, but may have been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk proteins.

The importer is 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 Milk, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

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

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    613-760-4112
    www.cfia-acia.agr.ca