Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 19, 2009 14:45 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Notice to Food and Health Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2009) - As part of an ongoing effort to increase consumer awareness about common food allergens, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is distributing the attached allergen fact sheet for Tree Nuts - One of the nine most common food allergens. The information highlights the symptoms of an allergic reaction and addresses key information about specific allergens.

You can view this fact sheet, along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA website at www.inspection.gc.ca/consumer. For more information, or to speak with a food safety spokesperson, please contact our Media Relations office at 613-773-6600.

Thank you for helping us get these important food safety messages to consumers.

The fact sheet is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Treenuts-EN-March_2009.pdf

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600