Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 20, 2010 02:33 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Uncle Ben's Stuff 'N Such Stuffing Mixes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mars Canada Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Uncle Ben's Stuff 'N Such stuffing mixes. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following products are affected by this alert:

Product UPC
Uncle Ben's Stuff 'N Such Harvest Chicken with vegetables stuffing mix 0 58496 13401 3
Uncle Ben's Stuff 'N Such Country Style with vegetables stuffing mix 0 58496 13101 2

These products have been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

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

Mars Canada Inc, Bolton, ON, 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 one of the following numbers:

Mars Canada Inc. at 1-800-734-3226; or,

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.

Photos of the products are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Stuffnsuch.jpg.

Contact Information

  • Mars Canada Inc.
    Joanne Kearney
    416-645-8180
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600