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CFIA/Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Peanuts in Certain Dymatize Nutrition Brand Elite Gourmet Products

Jan 16 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- The public warning issued on January 9, 2013 has been updated to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Peak Performance Products Inc. are warning people with allergies to peanut not to consume certain Dymatize Nutrition brand Elite Gourmet products described below. The affected products contain peanut which is not declared on the labels.

The following Dymatize Nutrition brand Elite Gourmet bars, product of USA, are affected by this alert:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Product Size UPC Lot Code----------------------------------------------------------------------------Cookies & Cream Bar 42.5 g 7 05016 99314 7 BB SEP 2013 12200A----------------------------------------------------------------------------Cookies & Cream Bar 85 g 7 05016 99300 0 BB JAN 2014 12310A----------------------------------------------------------------------------Fudge Brownie Bar 42.5 g 7 05016 99313 0 BB OCT 2013 12244A----------------------------------------------------------------------------Fudge Brownie Bar 85 g 7 05016 99307 9 BB MAY 2013 12084A BB SEP 2013 12199A----------------------------------------------------------------------------



These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanut.

The importer, Peak Performance Products Inc., Toronto, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following:

Peak Performance Products Inc. at 1-877-833-7325 or email at info@pppinc.ca

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 common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.



Contacts:
Peak Performance Products Inc.
1-877-833-7325
info@pppinc.ca

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600





Source: Marketwire