Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 28, 2012 00:37 ET

CFIA/Pinnacle Foods Group LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Protein in Aunt Jemima® Frozen Pancakes

PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2012) -

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Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, working in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, is recalling certain Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes. The product may contain soy protein, an undeclared allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy protein may run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The voluntary recall was initiated after the Company discovered there may have been a potential cross-contact with product that contained soy protein being produced on the same equipment. There have been no reports of illness as a result of this incident.

This recall applies only to the following products: "AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKES" packaged in cardboard cartons with the UPC codes listed below, which were sold and distributed nationally, with a 'Recommended Use By Date' between November 1, 2011 up to and including October 16, 2012. This date can be found in the white box on the end of the carton.

Production Code information is as follows:


Retail UPC Code

Description
6 9147955822 4 AUNT JEMIMA BUTTERMILK PANCAKES (CRÊPES AU BABEURRE) 12/420G
6 9147955912 2 AUNT JEMIMA HOMESTYLE PANCAKES (CRÊPES MAISON) 12/420G
6 9147956040 1 AUNT JEMIMA WHOLE GRAIN PANCAKES (CRÊPES GRAINS ENTIERS) 12/410G

If you are allergic to or have a severe sensitivity to soy protein, you should not consume this product. Please return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund. If you are not allergic to soy protein, this product is safe to eat.

This announcement applies only to the AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKE products listed above and does not include boxed pancake mixes and syrups.

Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 1- 888-299-7646 daily between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

CFIA is working with the Pinnacle Foods Group to have the affected products removed 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 soy, 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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