Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 17, 2008 20:55 ET

CFIA/Warning: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk in Certain Non-Dairy Coffee Mixes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the non-dairy Coffee Mixes described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following non-dairy Coffee Mix products, imported from Korea, are affected by this alert.



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Brand Product Size UPC
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Maxim Coffee Mix Original 1200 g (12 g x 100) 8 801037 019476
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Maxim Coffee Mix 1200 g (12 g x 100) 8 801037 019667
Mocha Gold Mild
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Maxim Coffee Mix 1800 g (12 g x 150) 8 801037 032581
Mocha Gold Mild
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Maxim Coffee Mix 240 g (12 g x 20) 8 801037 006391
Mocha Gold Mild
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Maxim Coffee Mix 186 g (9.3 g x 20) 8 801037 034134
Mocha Gold Mild
Well-Being 1/2 Calories
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Maxim Coffee Mix Ice 183 g (18.3 g x 10) 8 801037 038972
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Maxim Cappuccino Mocha 360 g (18 g x 20) 8 801037 031300
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Maxim Cappuccino Hazelnut 360 g (18 g x 20) 8 801037 031317
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Maxim Cappuccino Vanilla 360 g (18 g x 20) 8 801037 031324
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Maxwell House Coffee Mix Original 240 g (12 g x 20) 8 801037 035650
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Maxwell House Coffee Mix Original 600 g (12 g x 50) 8 801037 035667
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Taster's Choice Coffee Mix 240 g (12 g x 20) 8 801055 126316
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Taster's Choice Coffee Mix 1.2 kg (12 g x 100) 8 801055 126606
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Taster's Choice Coffee Mix Mocha 1.2 kg (12 g x 100) 8 801055 126538
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Taster's Choice Well-Being Milk 189 g (12.6 g x 15) 8 801055 028672
Coffee
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These products have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

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.

The importer 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 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 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 receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    613-760-4112