Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 30, 2007 11:44 ET

CFIA/Notice to Food Editors

Peanuts: One of the Nine Most Common Food Allergens

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2007) - As part of an ongoing effort to increase consumer awareness about common food allergens, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is distributing the attached allergen fact sheet for Peanuts. The information highlights the symptoms of an allergic reaction and addresses key information about the specific allergens.

The CFIA is also distributing Lunch on the Go! Food Safety Tips. These tips are designed to help consumers avoid foodborne illnesses.

You can view these fact sheets, along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA Web site at

Peanut Food Safety Facts can be found at the following address:

Food Safety Tips can be found at the following address:

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations office