Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 05, 2012 01:02 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Salt Sauce Noodle Product Imported From Japan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 5, 2012) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/HLCddh

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Uncle T Food Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Salt Sauce Noodle product described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affect product, Salt Sauce Noodle, is sold in 500 g (5x100 g) packages bearing UPC 4 901734 000280 and the brand "Sanyo S.Itiban" in Japanese characters only. All lots are affected.

This product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.

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 importer, Uncle T Food Ltd., Richmond, BC 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.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600