Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 10, 2006 22:04 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Soy in Jerry's Bakery and Mini Mart Assorted Bread Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 10, 2006) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Jerry's Bakery & Mini Mart are warning people with allergies to soy not to consume the assorted bread products described below. The affected products contain soy, which is not declared on the label.

All codes up to and including 15 08 2006 of the following products are affected by this alert:



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Product Name Size UPC
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Baguete / French Stick Baquette 300 g 8 26450 00007 6
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12 Kaisers / 12 Buns 915 g 8 26450 00014 4
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6 Large Kaisers / 6 Long Buns 592 g 8 26450 00015 1
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6 Buns 458 g 8 26450 00001 4
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6 Sesame Seed Kaiser 475 g 8 26450 00019 9
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6 Cornmeal Kaisers 475 g 8 26450 00032 8
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6 Onion Kaisers 475 g 8 26450 00031 1
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6 10 inch Sub Buns 725 g 8 26450 00011 3
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Mini Buns, Mini Kaisers M 12 buns 12 buns 8 26450 00003 8
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Garlic Stick 270 g 8 26450 00009 0
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6 Cheese Kaisers 363 g 8 26450 00016 8
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White Loaf, Sliced, Clear bag 600 g 8 26450 00006 9
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White Loaf, Not sliced, Brown Bag 600 g 8 26450 00006 9
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The affected products have been distributed in South Western 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 soy.

The manufacturer, Jerry's Bakery & Mini Mart, Strathroy, 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:

Jerry's Bakery & Mini Mart 519-245-6200

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 soy, 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
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    (613) 368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Linda Leblanc (French)
    (613) 760-4112