Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 22, 2005 02:52 ET

Health Hazard Alert 1% chocolate milk chemical sanitizer - West

Saputo Foods Limited, one reported illness Attention: Agriculture Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Media Editor, News Editor OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 22, 2005) - OTTAWA, October 22, 2005 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Saputo Foods Limited are warning the public not to consume Dairyland brand 1 % Chocolate Milk described below. This product may be contaminated with a chemical sanitizer.The affected product, Dairyland brand 1 % Chocolate Milk, is sold in a 500 ml carton package bearing UPC 0 68700 15300 6 and the affected code Best Before NO 05 REG 4289 which appears on the carton package near the spout. No other codes are affected. This product has been distributed in Alberta and South Eastern and North Eastern British Columbia.There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product. The manufacturer, Saputo Foods Limited, St-Leonard, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. Milk contaminated with sanitizer may not look or smell spoiled. This product should not be consumed. The customers may return the affected product to the point of purchase or dispose it off immediately.The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:Saputo Foods Limited consumer service, Monday to Friday, during normal business hours, by calling 1-800-672-8866CFIA at 1-800-442-2342. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time - Monday to Friday.For information on receiving recalls by electronic mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca. - 30 -Media enquiries:Saputo Foods LimitedManon GoudreaultDirector of Communications(514) 328-3962 Shashi Kulkarni (English) Sharron Stewart (French)Office of Food Safety and Recall Office of Food Safety and RecallCanadian Food Inspection Agency Canadian Food Inspection Agency (613) 368-1622 (613) 760-4068 /For further information: Saputo Foods Limited
Manon Goudreault
Director of Communications
(514) 328-3962

Shashi Kulkarni (English)
Office of Food Safety and Recall
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(613) 368-1622

Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.
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  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency Media Relations and Saputo Foods Limited, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Primary Phone: 613-228-6682
    Toll-Free: 800-442-2342