Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 21, 2007 02:54 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk, Sesame Seeds, Soy and Sulphites in Various Brands of Croutons and Snack Mixes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 21, 2007) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sucharu International Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario are warning people with allergies to milk, sesame seeds, soy and sulphites not to consume People's Pantry, Nancy's Fancy, and Maple Leaf Nut Co. brands of Croutons and Snack Mixes described below. The affected products contain milk, sesame seeds, soy and sulphites which are not declared on the label.

All sizes and lot codes of the following Croutons and Snack Mixes sold under the People's Pantry, Nancy's Fancy, and Maple Leaf Nut Co. brand are affected by this alert:



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Product Undeclared Allergen Sizes & Lot Codes
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Onion & Garlic Croutons Milk, Soy All
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Caesar Croutons Milk, Sesame seeds,
Soy and Sulphites All
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Fruity De-Lite Mix Sesame seeds, Soy
and Sulphites All
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Party Mix Soy All
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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, sesame seeds, soy and sulphites.

The manufacturer, Sucharu International Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario 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:
Sucharu International Ltd. at 613-746-5583,

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, Sesame Seeds, Soy, and Sulphites, four 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
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Julie Lacoursiere (French)
    613-760-4044
    or
    Sucharu International Ltd.
    613-746-5583