Canadian: other food recalls and alerts, not peanut

Posted on: Fri, 10/01/1999 - 11:57am
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ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED SULPHITES IN HOPING BRAND PRESERVED DATES
IMPORTED FROM CHINA

(OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 1999) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is
warning consumers with a sensitivity to sulphites not to consume Hoping
Brand Preserved Dates. This product contains sulphites not declared on
the label.

Consumption of sulphites can cause a life-threatening reaction in persons
with hypersensitivity.

The dates are sold in 227 gram packages with UPC 6 901007006016 and may
have been distributed across Canada. They may also be sold in other sizes
of package.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of
this product.

The product is being recalled from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring
the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information contact:

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa
Jean-Louis Michaud
(613) 225-2342, ext. 3799
Pager: (613) 7600-0570

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Posted on: Sun, 11/21/1999 - 4:23am
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ALLERGY ALERT -- UNDECLARED MILK PROTEIN IN OLD DUTCH REGULAR 32-GRAM
POTATO CHIPS
OTTAWA, November 19, 1999 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning
consumers with an allergy to milk not to eat Old Dutch Regular Potato Chips
sold in 32 g packages with the manufacturer*s date code of 26.01.00, and
UPC code 66343 00505 because the product contains milk protein which is not
declared on the label.
The affected product has been distributed in Manitoba. The manufacturer,
Old Dutch Foods Limited, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is removing all affected
product from sale.
Consumption of this product is of concern to those who are allergic to milk
proteins. Milk can cause severe reactions in individuals who are allergic
to this ingredient. There has been one reported illness associated with
this product. Consumers may return the product to the point of purchase for
reimbursement.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the effectiveness of the
recall.
For more information please contact Old Dutch Foods* Consumer Care
Department at 1-800-351-2447.
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For more information, contact:
Chris Hansen
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa
(613) 225-2342, ext. 5345
Pager: (613) 760-4376
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Posted on: Tue, 11/23/1999 - 2:21pm
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ALLERGY ALERT - PRESENCE OF UNDECLARED SULPHITE IN MUNCHIE MIX
OTTAWA, November 23, 1999 - The Canadian Food
Inspection Agency is warning consumers with a sensitivity to
sulphites that Munchie Mix distributed in Manitoba contains
sulphite that is not declared on the label. Munchie Mix is sold in
0.300 kg clear plastic bags labelled as Munchie Mix and
distributed by K&M Distributors, Winnipeg, Manitoba, with
the UPC code 057908 116579.
Consumption of sulphite can cause a serious or life-threatening
reaction in persons with sulphite hypersensitivity. There have
been no reported illnesses associated with consumption of this
product.
Although not the reason for this alert, consumers who are allergic
to peanuts or nuts should note that Munchie Mix contains
peanuts clearly visible and identifiable in the product but not
clearly declared on the label. The product also may contain
nuts.
K&M Distributors is voluntarily recalling this product. The
Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the
effectiveness of the recall.
Consumers who have any concerns about sulphites, nuts or
peanuts in Munchie Mix may contact Mike Gilmour at K&M
Distributors, (204) 949-3550.
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For more information, media may contact:
Jean-Louis Michaud
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(613) 225-2342 poste 3799,
pager: (613) 364-2002
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Posted on: Fri, 11/26/1999 - 3:42am
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The following information was transmitted to the news media on November 25,
1999 by Kraft Canada Inc of Toronto, Ontario.
ALMOND AND PISTACHIO NUT ALLERGY ALERT
TORONTO, November 25, 1999 - Kraft Canada is advising consumers allergic to
almond and/or pistachio nuts that Jell-O Lemon Instant Pudding (106 g) sold
at A&P, Dominion, Ultra-Mart or Food Basics stores in Ontario only could
contain a small amount of almond and pistachio nuts.
As a precaution, we are voluntarily recalling any affected Jell-O Lemon
Instant Pudding products with Code Number 92642 and asking consumers who
are allergic to almond and/or pistachio nuts not to eat this product. The
code number is imprinted on the side panel. This recall does not affect
any other code dates of Jell-O Lemon Instant Pudding or any other Jell-O
flavours or products, sold at any other stores outside of Ontario.
This alert is of concern only to consumers in Ontario who are allergic to
almond or pistachio nuts.
Kraft Canada has advised the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and it
is in agreement with our actions. We are also sending letters to all
Ontario members of the Canadian Allergy & Asthma Information Association.
Anyone requiring more information should call the Kraft Canada Consumer
Response Centre at 1-800-706-4458. The Centre is open from 9 a.m. to 9
p.m. (EST), Monday to Friday.
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Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Jean-Louis Michaud
(613) 225-2342, ext. 3799
Pager: (613) 364-2002
Kraft Canada Inc
Colleen O*Toole
(416) 441-5340
Pager: (416) 330-5136
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Posted on: Fri, 11/26/1999 - 3:44am
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The following information was transmitted to the news media on November 19,
1999 by Stella D*oro Biscuit Company of the Bronx, New York.
STELLA D*ORO ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED NUTS IN LADY STELLA
ASSORTMENT
Bronx, New York, November 19, 1999 - Stella D*oro Biscuit Company of the
Bronx, New York is voluntarily recalling Lady Stella Assortment Cookies
because it may contain undeclared almonds, hazelnuts or cashews.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run the risk
of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these
products.
The Lady Stella Assortment was distributed in Montreal and Toronto through
retail stores, and may have been distributed elsewhere in Qu

Posted on: Fri, 11/26/1999 - 3:56am
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I just spoke with Elizabeth Campbell
(Stella D*oro Biscuit Company)
and they will be immediately putting an allergy warning on this product in Canada, as they do for their U.S. product already.
Stella D*oro Biscuit Company
Elizabeth Campbell
(416) 253-3313
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Stay Safe,
[email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email]

Posted on: Mon, 11/29/1999 - 11:08pm
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ALLERGY ALERT:
UNDECLARED ALMOND & PISTACHIO NUT IN JELL-O
BRAND INSTANT PUDDING PRODUCTS
Toronto, November 29, 1999 - Kraft Canada is advising
consumers allergic to almond and/or pistachio nuts not to
consume four flavours of Jell-O Instant Pudding products as
they may potentially contain a small amount of almond and
pistachio nuts.
The company is taking the extra precaution of voluntarily
recalling the following four Jell-O Instant Pudding products
with the following code dates only, distributed nationally. The
code number is imprinted on the side panel.
Products - Sizes - Code Numbers
Jell-O Lemon Instant - 106g - 92642
Jell-O Vanilla Instant Pudding - 102g - 92632, 92642
Jell-O Chocolate Instant Pudding - 113g - 92652, 92662, 92663
Jell-O Chocolate Fudge Instant Pudding - 113g - 92642, 92643,
92652
This alert follows a product recall announced Thursday, November 25, 1999. Based on
information then available, Kraft Canada moved quickly to recall Jell-O Lemon Instant Pudding
(code number 92642) from a limited number of stores in Ontario. Based on further
investigation, we are taking the extra precaution of expanding our recall to these four
flavours with the above-listed code dates. We continue to believe only a very small amount of
product may contain almond and/or pistachio nuts.
This recall only concerns consumers allergic to almonds and/or pistachio nuts. This recall
does not affect any other code numbers of Jell-O Instant Pudding or any other Jell-O flavours
or products distributed in Canada. The products are completely safe to eat for consumers who
are not allergic to pistachios or almonds.
Kraft Canada has advised the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of this recall. The CFIA
is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
Kraft is sending letters to all members of the Canadian Allergy & Asthma Information
Association. The alert is being posted on the Canadian Anaphylaxis Network/Foundation website
(
Anyone requiring more information or a product refund should call the Kraft Canada Consumer
Response Centre at 1-800-706-4458. The centre is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (EST), Monday to
Friday.
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For more information contact:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Jean-Louis Michaud
(613) 225-2342, ext. 3799
Pager: (613) 364-2002
Kraft Canada Inc.
Colleen O*Toole
(416) 441-5340
Pager: (416) 330-5136
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Posted on: Mon, 11/29/1999 - 11:09pm
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The following information was transmitted to the news media on November 29, 1999, by Weston
Bakeries Ltd. Western Canada, Calgary, Alberta.
ALLERGY ALERT
UNDECLARED SOYBEAN FLOUR IN WESTERN FAMILY AND VALUE PRICED BRAND WHITE BREADS MANUFACTURED BY
WESTON BAKERIES LTD. WESTERN CANADA
CALGARY, November 29, 1999 - Weston Bakeries Ltd.
Western Canada is warning consumers with soybean allergies not
to eat white breads under the brand names Western Family and
Value Priced that are manufactured by Weston Bakeries Ltd.
Western Canada and sold in Overwaitea and Save-On stores in
Alberta and British Columbia. The white breads contain
soybean flour which is not declared on the label.
The white breads, which have *best before* dates shown on the
closure of December 3rd (DE 03) and earlier, are sold under the
following brand names:
1.Western Family White Bread, 567g, UPC 0 62639 17217 6
2. Value Priced White Bread, 567g, UPC 0 56364 00630 1
Consumption of these products is of concern for those who are
allergic to soybean. There have been no reported illnesses
associated with these products.
Weston Bakeries Ltd. Western Canada is recalling all affected
products from the marketplace. Consumers may return these
products to the point of purchase.
For more information, please contact Weston Bakeries Ltd.
Western Canada at:
1-800-661-1574 (BC)
1-800-352-8290 (AB)
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For more information contact:
Jean-Louis Michaud
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Telephone: (613)225-2342, ext. 3799
Pager: (613)364-2002
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Posted on: Wed, 12/01/1999 - 2:09pm
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SAFETY ALERT -- POSSIBILITY OF SALMONELLA BACTERIA IN JAWBONE BRAND ROASTED PIG EARS
OTTAWA, December 1, 1999 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers that some
Jawbone brand roasted pig ears may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.
The affected products are:
- Jawbone brand all natural Roasted Pig Ears in packages of 25 treats, and
- Jawbone brand Happy Pak all natural Roasted Pig Ears in packages of 12 pieces.
Packages with a cautionary warning on the label and/or a date code stamped on the packaging
(e.g. AAOC049) are EXEMPTED from this warning.
These products were distributed to various stores across Ontario and Manitoba.
These products are being voluntarily recalled by the Canadian distributor, Churchill
Industries, of Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the
effectiveness of the recall.
This is an extension of the November 19, 1999 recall of roasted pig ears from two manufacturers
in Quebec whose products were found to be contaminated with salmonella. Churchill Industries,
which purchases products for repackaging and distribution, is now recalling any pig ears that
may have originated from the affected lots in Quebec.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with these products. People may risk
bacterial infection by handling the treats directly or by contact with pets who have used the
treats.
Elderly people, young children and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at
risk. They should completely avoid handling the pet treats. Anyone who may have handled the
treats should wash their hands with warm water and soap.
Common symptoms of salmonella infection are nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
More serious consequences are possible.
Consumers should dispose of the treats in the trash.
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For further information:
Brian Peart (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(613) 225-2342 ext. 4605
Jean-Louis Michaud (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(613) 225-2342 ext. 3799
Pager: 364-2002
Media Relations Office: 228-6682
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Posted on: Fri, 12/10/1999 - 3:16pm
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ALLERGY ALERT - - PRESENCE OF UNDECLARED SOYA IN BOULANGERIE MAYER DONUTS
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Posted on: Fri, 12/10/1999 - 3:18pm
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The following information was transmitted to the news media on December 10, 1999 by Astro Dairy
Products Co.
SAFETY ALERT: ASTRO DAIRY ANNOUNCES RECALL OF RASPBERRY YOGURT IN CANADA
Toronto, ON * December 10, 1999 -- Astro Dairy Products Co. has voluntarily recalled its
raspberry yogurt across Canada, due to reports of fragments of glass having been found in
samples of the product.
Customers are warned not to consume any of the following specific products.
The recalled products are RASPBERRY FLAVOURS ONLY and include the following:
- Astro Original Raspberry Yogurt (175g, 500g)
- Astro Bio Best Raspberry Yogurt (125g, 175g, 500g)
- Astro Bio Best Raspberry Multi-Pak (12 x 125g)
- Astro Fat Free Raspberry Yogurt (175g, 500g, 750g)
- Beatrice Fat Free Multi-Pack (12 x 125g)
- Alpina Multi-Pak (6 x 125g)
Products with *best before* dates between December 7 and December 22 inclusive are affected.
The *best before* date is printed on the top, side or bottom of the container. For example,
*DE 15* denotes December 15, *DE 22* denotes December 22, etc.
An investigation into the exact source of the problem is underway.
Consumers are advised to immediately return affected products to point of purchase for a full
refund.
Consumers with questions are advised to call toll free 1-800-268-2087 for details.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
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For additional information contact:
Jean-Louis Michaud
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(613)225-2342, ext. 3799
Pager: (613)364-2002
Media Relations Office: (613)228-6682
Joe Santos
Astro Dairy Products Co.
(416)641-2947
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