Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 16, 2010 18:24 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Natur-A Glace Brand Dairy-Free Frozen Desserts

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The public warning issued on August 6, 2010 has been amended to include additional distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nutrisoya Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk proteins not to consume the natur-a Glacé brand dairy-free frozen desserts described below. These products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following additional flavours of the natur-a Glacé brand dairy-free frozen dessert are affected by this expanded alert.

Product Size UPC Code
natur-a Glacé brand dairy-free
frozen dessert - Vanilla
946 mL 0 63667 80102 1 16810
natur-a Glacé brand dairy-free
frozen dessert - Strawberry
946 mL 0 63667 80103 8 16810
natur-a Glacé brand dairy-free
frozen dessert - Chocolate
946 mL 0 63667 80108 3 16810

These products have been distributed in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba.

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 proteins.

Nutrisoya Inc., St- Hyacinthe, Quebec, 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:

Nutrisoya Inc., Mme Susan D. Côté at 450 796-4261 ext 201; 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, 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