Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 06, 2012 01:45 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Sunstart Brand Cookies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 6, 2012) -

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The public warning issued on March 30, 2012 has been expanded to include additional product information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Canadian Natural & Specialty Brands are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Sunstart brand cookies described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following Sunstart brand cookies, sold in 198 g packages, are affected by this alert:

Product UPC
Chocolate Chip Cookies 8 77099 00002 6
Chocolate & Orange Cookies 8 77099 00005 7

These products have been distributed nationally.

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.

Canadian Natural & Specialty Brands, Gormley, ON, 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:

Canadian Natural & Specialty Brands at 905-888-5008 or by email: info@canbrands.ca; 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

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    CFIA Media Relations
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