Allergy Alert: Undeclared
Milk Protein in Various Imported Products
August 22, 2006
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency
(CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk
protein not to consume various imported products.
The affected products contain milk protein which
is not declared on the label.
This is an ongoing investigation.
The CFIA is working with Canadian importers to
identify all affected products that were distributed
in Canada. Additional allergy alerts could be
issued as a result.
here for a list of imported products that
contain undeclared milk protein.
The following products, imported
from Taiwan and Vietnam are affected by this alert.
- G7 Coffee Instant Coffee
Mix 30 sachets x 20 g
Net Wt: 360 g 8 935024 957509
- Sweet Garden Wheat Grass
Grain Powder 210 g (35 g x 6) 8 935024 957509
- Sweet Garden Grass Grain
Powder 210 g (35 g x 6) 4 710960 901175
- Sweet Garden Brewer’s
Yeast Grain Powder 210 g (35 g x 6) 4 710960
- Sweet Garden Ginger Milk
Tea 300 g (15 g x 20) 4 710960 748176
All codes are affected by this alert.
These products may have been distributed nationally.
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 milk protein.
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 milk protein,
one of the nine most common food allergens, visit
the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.
For information on receiving recalls
by electronic mail, or for other food safety facts,
visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.