Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 27, 2006 23:55 ET

CFIA/Warning: Allergy Alert - Undeclared Peanut Protein in Yogourt Raisins Prepared for Johnvince Foods

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan 27, 2006) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Aliments Johnvince are warning people with allergies to peanut protein not to consume Johnvince Foods Yogourt Raisins described below. The affected products contain peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The following Johnvince Foods products are affected by this alert:



1. Yogourt Raisins, sold in a 200g tub bearing lot # 6 509 2 and
UPC 0 64777 51019 3.
2. Yogourt Raisins, sold in a 500g tub bearing lot # 6 509 2 and
UPC 0 64777 51026 1.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the affected products. These products have been distributed in Quebec.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanut protein.

Les Aliments Johnvince, Boucherville, Quebec 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:

Ghislaine Fontaine, Les Aliments Johnvince at 1 800 563 - 8722 ext 226.

CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday.

For information on peanut protein, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at 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
    Garfield Balsom (English)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4232
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Marie-Andree Lefebvre (French)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4044