Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 21, 2009 20:35 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert - Undeclared Milk in Lotte Brand Korean Cracker ("Ummaeson Pie")

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2009) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Lotte brand Korean Cracker ("Ummaeson Pie") described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Korean Cracker ("Ummaeson Pie"), is sold in 127 g packages bearing UPC 8 801062 249770. The English product name, Korean Cracker, appears on a sticker on the back of the package along with ITEM NO. 13963. The Korean product name, "Ummaeson Pie", appears on the principle display panel.

All lot codes of this product are affected.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta and may have 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 importers are 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/milklaite.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
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600