Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 11, 2006 21:20 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 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 Hong Kong and Taiwan are affected by this alert.



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Brand Product Name Size UPC
Name
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-(ii) Pure Almond Powder 17. 5 oz. 4 712067 899119
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(ii) Yam & Almond Mixed
- Powder 1.0 oz. x 15 sachets 4 712067 899843
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(iii)Yam & Almond Mixed
- Powder 19.5 oz. 4 712067 899850
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UCC 3 in 1 Coffee Mix 170 g (17 g x 10 sachets) 4 710090 050217
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UCC Special Blend Coffee
3 in 1 170 g (17 g x 10 sachets) 4 710090 050262
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- (ii) and (iii) No brand name identified. (ii) Manufacturer is listed on the back of the package as Sun Way Foods Co. Ltd.
(iii) manufacturer is listed on the back of the package as Baeyuea Enterprises 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
    Fred Jamieson (English)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4376
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4112