Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 14, 2006 20:25 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 14, 2006) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.

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 China, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan are affected by this alert.



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Brand Name Product Name Size UPC
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Goldroast Instant 600 g (30 g x 20 sachets) 6 920118 519567
Nutritious
Cereal,
Original
Flavour
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The Only Instant 400 g (20 g x 20 sachets) 9 557205 030017
One Premium
Ganoderma
Coffee
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G 7 Instant Coffee 720 g (18 g x 40 sachets) 8 935024 953501
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GreenMax Milk Tea 20 g x 10 sachets 4 713398 300213
(Jasmine)
3 in 1
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Regimenhouse Almond Tea 360 g (30 g x 12 sachets) 4 719858 743101
Mix with
Pine Nuts
Instant
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Regimenhouse Golden Grain 480 g (30 g x 16 sachets) 4 719858 743125
Soy Milk Mix
Instant
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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
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Linda Leblanc (French)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4112
    http://www.cfia-acia.agr.ca