Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 03, 2013 22:52 ET

Updated Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk, Wheat and Tree Nuts in Certain New Century Food Brand Cakes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 3, 2013) -

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The public warning issued on June 21, 2013 has been updated to include additional information on allergen, product and expiry dates.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and New Century Food Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk, wheat and/or tree nuts not to consume the New Century Food brand cakes described below. The affected products contain milk and wheat and may contain tree nuts which are not declared on the label.

The following New Century Food cakes are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC Expiry dates Undeclared Allergens
Longan Cake Not declared 0 12345
67890 5
27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat, tree nuts
Butter Loaf Cake 350 g 0 776544 9 27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat, tree nuts
Butter Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776583 7 27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat
Mango Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776581 4 27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat
Banana Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776584 7 27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat
Lemon Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776582 3 27/05-13 to 03/07-13 milk, wheat

These products have been distributed in 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, wheat and/or tree nuts.

The manufacturer, New Century Food Inc., Scarborough, ON, 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 contact: New Century Foods at 416-431-4994; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food_allergies.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls

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

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600