Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 06, 2011 00:38 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk and Peanuts in Assi Brand Wheat Flour Mix Products Imported From Korea

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - 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 or peanuts not to consume various Assi brand Wheat Flour Mix products described below. These products contain milk and peanuts which are not declared or improperly declared on the label.

All codes of the following Assi brand Wheat Flour Mix products, imported from Korea, are affected by this alert.

Product Size UPC
Wheat Flour Mix
Product# 02081K
550 g 8 801013 793451
Wheat Flour Mix
Product# 02082K
550 g 8 801013 793468
Wheat Flour Mix
Product# 02083K
550 g 8 801013 793529

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses 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 or peanuts.

The importers are 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 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 and peanuts, 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.

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

Contact Information

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