ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED ALLERGENS IN MISLABELLED JOHNVINCE YOUTH MIX
OTTAWA, June 6, 2006 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Aliments Johnvince are warning people with allergies to sesame seeds, wheat, tree nuts or peanuts not to consume the Johnvince Youth Mix. The affected product has been incorrectly labelled with a dried fruit ingredient list and contains sesame seeds, wheat, tree nuts and peanuts which are not declared on the label. Only the Youth Mix packages incorrectly labelled are affected by this alert.
The affected product, Johnvince Youth Mix, is sold in a 400g package bearing UPC 0 64777 51085 8. All lot codes are affected by this alert. This product has been distributed in Quebec.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to sesame seeds, wheat, tree nuts or peanuts.
Les Aliments Johnvince, Boucherville, Quebec is voluntarily recalling the affected product 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).