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CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Somersaults Brand Cinnamon Crunch

Jan 8 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Kasseler Food Products Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Somersaults brand Cinnamon Crunch described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following products, imported from the USA, are affected by this alert:

-------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Product Size UPC Sell By Dates-------------------------------------------------------------------------Somersaults Cinnamon Crunch 6 oz (170 g) 8 98403 00227 7 8/30/2013 or earlier-------------------------------------------------------------------------Somersaults Cinnamon Crunch 2 oz (56 g) 8 98403 00228 4 8/30/2013 or earlier-------------------------------------------------------------------------



These products 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.

The importer, Kasseler Food Products Inc., Mississauga, 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 numbers:

Kasseler Food Products Inc. at 905-629-2142 / 905-629-0800 or by e-mailing sales@kasselerfoods.com

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:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600





Source: Marketwire


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