Milk allergy alert
- October 5, 2009 4:43 PM
- By Peter Hadzipetros
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Foods Alive are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Krumbleez brand Sprouted Buckwheat, Choc.-Ginger dairy-free Cookies. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.
The affected product, Krumbleez brand Sprouted Buckwheat, Choc.-Ginger Cookies are sold in 190 g bags. This product has been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta.
No illnesses from eating the product have been reported.
Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.
The manufacturer, Foods Alive, of Grindrod, B.C., 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 one of the following numbers:
Foods Alive at (250) 838-2005 or 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 milk, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/milklaite.shtml
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