Allergy Alert-Undeclared Peanut Protein in Certain Misbis Brand Chocolate

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By 2BusyBoys on Thu, 08-03-06, 12:07

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AUGUST 1, 2006 - 23:36 ET
CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Peanut Protein in Certain Misbis Brand Chocolate and Confectionery Products from Turkey

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 1, 2006) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Misbis brand chocolate and confectionery products described below. The affected products may contain peanut protein which is not declared on the label.

All codes and lots of the following Misbis products are affected by this alert:
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These products imported from Turkey have been distributed in Quebec 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 peanut protein.

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 peanut, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml."]www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.[/url]

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca."]www.inspection.gc.ca.[/url]

[This message has been edited by 2BusyBoys (edited August 03, 2006).]

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By Chris PeanutAllergy Com on Tue, 08-08-06, 20:37

ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED PEANUT PROTEIN IN CERTAIN MISBIS BRAND CHOCOLATE AND CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS FROM
TURKEY

OTTAWA, August 1, 2006 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Misbis brand
chocolate and confectionery products described below. The affected products may contain peanut protein which is not declared on the label.

All codes and lots of the following Misbis products are affected by this alert:

#1
Label Description: Dinastia, "Punjena secerna tabla sa mlecnom aromom tejtala"
Product Description: Milk bar
Size: 85 g
UPC: 8 691901 112040

#2
Label Description: Dinastia, "Punjena secerna tabla sa lesnikovom aromom mogyoros csokolade"
Product Description: Hazelnut bar
Size: 85 g
UPC: 8 691901 112095

#3
Label Description: Nice Rice Crispy Tablet
Product Description: Chocolate Coated Crisped Rice
Size: 55 g
UPC: 8 691900 144271

#4
Label Description: Fred, Cappuccino
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 012197

#5
Label Description: Fred, Dark,
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 012692

#6
Label Description: Jupiter, Hazelnut Cream
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 20 g
UPC: 8 691901 011985

#7
Label Description: Kinos, Compound Chocolate
Product Description: Egg, Toys Present
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 010667

#8
Label Description: Mis-Take
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 21 g
UPC: 8 691901 010902

#9
Label Description: Bisella, Cacao Cream with Hazelnut
Product Description: Spread
Size: 10 g/cup
UPC: 9011 1877

#10
Label Description: Bisella, Hazelnut Cream with Cacao
Product Description: Spread
Size: 350g
UPC: 8 691901 011916

These products imported from Turkey have been distributed in Quebec 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 peanut protein.

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 peanut, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml."]www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.[/url]

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca."]www.inspection.gc.ca.[/url]

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Media enquiries:

Davendra Sharma (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
613-755-2890

Linda Leblanc (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
613-760-4112

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UPDATE - ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED PEANUT PROTEIN IN CERTAIN MISBIS BRAND CHOCOLATE AND CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS FROM TURKEY

OTTAWA, August 4, 2006 - The public warning issued on August 1, 2006, has been expanded to include additional information on product distribution. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Misbis brand chocolate and confectionery products described below. The affected products may contain peanut protein which is not declared on the label.

All codes and lots of the following Misbis products are affected by this alert:

#1
Label Description: Dinastia, "Punjena secerna tabla sa mlecnom aromom tejtala"
Product Description: Milk bar
Size: 85 g
UPC: 8 691901 112040

#2
Label Description: Dinastia, "Punjena secerna tabla sa lesnikovom aromom mogyoros csokolade"
Product Description: Hazelnut bar
Size: 85 g
UPC: 8 691901 112095

#3
Label Description: Nice Rice Crispy Tablet
Product Description: Chocolate Coated Crisped Rice
Size: 55 g
UPC: 8 691900 144271

#4
Label Description: Fred, Cappuccino
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 012197

#5
Label Description: Fred, Dark,
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 012692

#6
Label Description: Jupiter, Hazelnut Cream
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 20 g
UPC: 8 691901 011985

#7
Label Description: Kinos, Compound Chocolate
Product Description: Egg, Toys Present
Size: 32 g
UPC: 8 691901 010667

#8
Label Description: Mis-Take
Product Description: Coated Wafer
Size: 21 g
UPC: 8 691901 010902

#9
Label Description: Bisella, Cacao Cream with Hazelnut
Product Description: Spread
Size: 10 g/cup
UPC: 9011 1877

#10
Label Description: Bisella, Hazelnut Cream with Cacao
Product Description: Spread
Size: 350g
UPC: 8 691901 011916

These products imported from Turkey have been distributed in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.

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 peanut protein.

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 peanut, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml."]www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.[/url]

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at [url="http://www.inspection.gc.ca."]www.inspection.gc.ca.[/url]

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Media enquiries:

Davendra Sharma (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
613-755-2890

Linda Leblanc (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Office of Food Safety and Recall
613-760-4112

[This message has been edited by Chris (edited March 26, 2007).]

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