Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

May 09, 2014 15:55 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Various Cookies and Biscuits Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk and Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 9, 2014) - The food recall warning issued on April 30, 2014 has been updated to include additional products and codes. These additional products and codes were identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd. is recalling various cookies and biscuits from the marketplace because they contain milk and/or wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk and/or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta and British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 3.8 lb 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where wheat does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Plain Khari Biscuits 337 g 7 71248 12300 3 All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Jeera/Mari Khari Biscuits 337 g 7 71248 12300 3 All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Jeera Khari Biscuits 337 g 7 71248 12300 3 All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Nankhatai 310 g NO UPC CODE All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 635 g 7 71248 22140 2 All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 1.09 kg 7 71248 22240 9 All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 1.361 kg 7 71248 22300 0 All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 4.082 kg 7 71248 22900 2 All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Elaychi Rusk 337 g 7 71248 11800 9 All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Gur Thepla 427 g NO UPC CODE All codes where wheat does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Uganda Toast 337 g 7 71248 11800 9 All codes where milk does not appear on the label
Vegetarian Delite Uganda Toast 1 lb 7 71248 11800 9 All codes where milk does not appear on the label

What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk or wheat, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

  • CFIA
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    613-773-6600