Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 03, 2010 00:25 ET

CFIA-Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk Protein and/or Sulphites in Certain Grandpa Jimmy'S Scottish Bakery Brand Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Grandpa Jimmy's Scottish Bakery 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 Grandpa Jimmy's Scottish Bakery brand products, where milk and/or sulphites are not declared on the label, are affected by this alert:

Product Weight(s) Allergen(s)
Cherry Cake 450g and
900g
Milk, sulphites
Dark Christmas Cake 450g and
900g
Milk, sulphites
Dundee Cake 450g Milk, sulphites
Glasgow Gingerbread 450g and
900g
Milk, sulphites
Light Christmas Cake N/A Milk, sulphites
Sultana Cake 450g Milk

These products have been distributed in Ontario.

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 manufacturer, Grandpa Jimmy's Scottish Bakery, Grand Bend, 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 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).

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.

A photo of the product is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/DarkCak.pdf

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600