Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 06, 2012 19:03 ET

CFIA/Amended Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Red Square Brand Real Deal Energy Cookies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2012) - The public warning issued on March 5, 2012 has been amended to include additional distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Perestroika Products Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Red Square brand Real Deal Energy Cookies described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Red Square brand Real Deal Energy Cookie - Oatmeal, Flax & Raisin, is sold in a 650 g (8 bar) package bearing UPC 7 75461 76104 2 and one of the following lot codes: 35520.11 or 36120.11.

This product has been distributed through London Drugs stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The manufacturer, Perestroika Products Ltd., Burnaby, British Columbia, is voluntarily recalling the affected product 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, one 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