Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 20, 2009 02:12 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg, Milk and Peanut Ingredients in Korean Crackers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2009) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg, milk and peanut protein not to consume Korean Crackers described below. These crackers contain egg, milk and peanut ingredients that are not declared on the label.



The following products are affected by this alert.

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Product Brand Size Codes and Description (Wang Globalnet label)
Name
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Korean
Cracker Haitai 46 g Item 02549, 2009/09/08, UPC 8801019 306495
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Korean
Cracker
Homerun
Ball Haitai 146 g Item 07899, 2009/08/29, UPC 8801019 306549
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These products have been distributed in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

There was one reported reaction associated with these products.

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

The importer, Pan Asia Food Co. Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling these 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 various allergens, please visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://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
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    613-755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Jean-Louis Michaud (French)
    Operations Co-ordination - Quebec Area
    866-806-4115