Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 16, 2012 22:36 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Sweets from the Earth Brand Carrot Cake

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2012) -

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The public warning issued on February 10, 2012 has been expanded to include additional lot codes.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Sweets From The Earth brand product described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Sweets From The Earth brand cake product is affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC Lot
Spiced Carrot Cake 100 g 855144001037 Best Before dates
up to and including
Feb 27, 2012

This product has been distributed in Ontario and Quebec.

There has been 1 reported 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, Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd., Toronto, ON, 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 one of the following numbers:

Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd. at 1-888-886-2004; or email ilana@sweetsfromtheearth.com

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

    Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd.
    1-888-886-2004