Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 28, 2012 02:48 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk and Wheat in Jelly Belly Christmas Deluxe Mix

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2012) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Winners Merchants International LP are warning people with allergies to milk and wheat not to consume the Jelly Belly Christmas Deluxe Mix described below. The affected product contains milk and wheat which are not declared on the label.

The Jelly Belly Christmas Deluxe Mix, product of USA, is sold in a 9 oz (255 g) package bearing Best Before date DEC 01 2012.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk and wheat.

The importer, Winners Merchants International LP, Toronto, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Winners Merchants International LP at 1-800-646-9466.

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 and wheat, two of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600