Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 08, 2006 21:58 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk Protein in Various Imported Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 8, 2006) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume the various imported products described below. The affected products contain milk protein which is not declared on the label.

This is an ongoing investigation. The CFIA is working with Canadian importers to identify all affected products that were distributed in Canada. Additional allergy alerts could be issued as a result.

The following products, imported from Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, are affected by this alert.




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Brand Product Name Size UPC
Name
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(i) Rye & Cereal 1.05 oz. x 20 sachets 4 712067 899324
Mixed Powder
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(i) Oats & Cereal 1.05 oz. x 20 sachets 4 712067 899331
Mixed Powder
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(i) Black Rice & 1.05 oz. x 20 sachets 4 712067 899287
Sesame Powder
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(i) Black Bean Mixed 1.05 oz. x 20 sachets 4 712067 899218
Cereal Powder
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(i) Almond Tea 1.05 oz. x 20 sachets 4 712067 899270
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Sunway 3 in 1 Coffee Mix 0.63 oz. x 30 sachets 8 888296 909083
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gold kili Instant 3 in 1 540 g (18 g x 30 sachets) 8 888296 049031
Milk Tea
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gold kili Instant 3 in 1 300 g (30 g x 10 sachets) 8 888296 089013
Cereal
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Tenten Pineapple Pudding 75 gm X 6 Cups / Tasse 9 556124 083258
with Nata de Coco
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Super Instant 600g (30g x 20 servings) 8 888240 001030
Nutritious
Cereal All-in One
Natural Flavour
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Super Instant 600g (30g x 20 sachets) 8 888240 001535
Nutritious Cereal
All-in One
Chocolate Flavour
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Super Instant Brown 600g (30g x 20 sachets) 8 888240 001856
Rice Cereal 4 in 1
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Super Instant Black 600g (30g x 20 sachets) 8 888240 000743
Rice Cereal 4 in 1
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Super 4 in 1 Instant 700g (35g x 20 sachets)
Nutritious Cereal 8 888240 001917
Premix Oat Added
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Super Instant Glucose 600g (30g x 20 sachets) 8 888240 001726
Cereal Vegetarian
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Super Instant Ginseng 400g (20 sachets)
Coffee 8 888240 008046
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Super Cafe Nova 360g (12g x 30 sticks) 8 888240 901064
Unsweetened Instant
White Coffee Blend
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Super Low Sugar Stronger 450g (15g x 30 sachets) 8 888240 000354
Coffee 3 in 1
Coffeemix
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(i) No brand name identified. Manufacturer is listed on the back of the package as Sun Way Foods Co. Ltd.

All codes are affected by this alert. These products may 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 protein.

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).

List of imported products that contain undeclared milk protein.

For information on milk protein, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.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
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Fred Jamieson (English)
    613-760-4376
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Marie-Andree Lefebvre (French)
    613-760-4044