Undeclared wheat in Merit Selection Garden
and Salad 10-cut Wedge Potatoes
January 19, 2006
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
and Briska Inc. are warning people
to wheat protein not to consume Merit
Selection Garden and Salad 10-Cut Wedge
Potatoes described below. The affected
product contains wheat protein, which is
not declared on the label.
The affected product, Merit Selection
Garden and Salad 10-Cut Wedge Potatoes,
is sold frozen in a variable weight package.
All 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
Consumption of this product may cause
a serious or life-threatening reaction
in persons with allergies
to wheat protein.
Briska Inc., Montreal, 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 from
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time, Monday