Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 01, 2006 21:05 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg, Milk and Soy Proteins in Prestige Brand Mirage Coated Biscuits

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 1, 2006) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Ivora -5 are warning people with allergies to egg, milk or soy proteins not to consume the Prestige brand Mirage Coated Biscuits described below. The affected products contain egg, milk and soy proteins which are not declared on the label.

All best before dates of the following Prestige brand cookies are affected by this alert.



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Product name Size UPC
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Mirage Coated Biscuits with Raspberry Cream 240 g 3 800061 600068
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Mirage Coated Biscuits with Blueberry Cream 240 g 3 800061 600082
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Mirage Coated Biscuits with Strawberry Cream 240 g 3 800061 600051
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Mirage Coated Biscuits with Blackberry Cream 240 g 3 800061 600075
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These products have been distributed in the province of Quebec.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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

The importer, Ivora -5, Montreal, Quebec, 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 egg, milk and soy proteins, three 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 electronic mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

www.cfia-acia.agr.ca

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Fred Jamieson (English)
    (613) 760-4376
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Marie-Andree Lefebvre (French)
    (613) 760-4044