Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 19, 2006 20:02 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 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 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 Singapore and Malaysia are
affected by this alert.

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Brand Product Name Size UPC
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Aik Cheong Hai-Nan 3 in 1 25 g x 20 sachets 9 556771 000424
Coffee Mixture
Bags
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Aik Cheong 3 in 1 Instant 20 g x 20 stick packs 9 556771 000493
Ice Coffee
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Aik Cheong 2 in 1 Summer 15 g x 25 sachets 9 556771 000431
Cafe
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Aik Cheong Instant Teh 40 g x 15 sachets 9 556771 000554
Tarik Milk
Tea Beverage
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Aik Cheong 3 in 1 White 40 g x 15 sachets 9 556771 000318
Coffee Tarik
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Honsei Milk Tea 140 g / 4.9 oz 8 888522 010422
(20g/0.7 oz x 7s)
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Honsei Ipoh White
Coffee Low Sugar 25g / 0.88 oz x 4 8 888522 011559
sachets
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Gold Kili Instant "2 in 1"
Espressccino
No Sugar Added 12.6 oz / 360 g
(0.63 oz / 18 g
x 20 sachets) 8 888296 068025
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Vitamax Black Rice
Cereal Beverage 30 g x 20 sachets 8 888215 800187
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Honsei Deluxe Coffee Mix 128 g/4.48 oz
(16 g x 8 sachets) 8 888522 011252
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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 importer is 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.

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