Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 10, 2010 19:53 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk Protein and/or Sulphites in Certain Cakes Sold at Unger's Market, London, On

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2010) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Unger's Market are warning people with allergies to milk or sulphites not to consume the products described below. The affected products contain allergens which are not declared on the label.

All of the following products, with a best before date up to and including FE 25 are affected by this alert:

Product   UPC   Allergen(s)
SM Cherry Cake   0 202476 806500   Milk, sulphites
LG Cherry Cake   0 202475 012803   Milk, sulphites
SM Dundee Cake   0 202478 906352   Milk, sulphites
LG Dundee Cake   0 202477 312505   Milk, sulphites
SM Glasgow Gingerbread   0 202482 306001   Milk, sulphites
LG Glasgow Gingerbread   0 202481 411751   Milk, sulphites
SM Sultana Cake   Unknown   Milk
LG Sultana Cake    0 202498 411751   Milk

These products were sold at Unger's Market, Gainsborough Road, London, ON.

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 sulphites.

The retailer, Unger's Market, London, ON 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 one of the following numbers:

Unger's Market at 519-472-8126; or, 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 sulphites, 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.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600