Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 21, 2012 03:39 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain 800 G Crispy Just Baked Punjabi Cookies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 21, 2012) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and TWI Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Crispy Just Baked Punjabi Cookies described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the Crispy Just Baked Punjabi Cookies, sold in 800 g plastic clamshell packages bearing UPC 6 27265 00152 0, where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients, are affected by this alert.

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.

The manufacturer, TWI Foods Inc., Mississauga, 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 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: 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.

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