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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Jak Brand "Instant Coffee 3 in 1"

Mar 13 2013 12:00AM



OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Uncle T Food Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Jak brand Instant Coffee 3 in 1 described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following product, Product of Vietnam, is affected:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Product Size UPC Lot code----------------------------------------------------------------------------Jak "Instant Coffee 384 g 8 934743 11228 2 All lot codes 3 in 1" (24 x 16 g)----------------------------------------------------------------------------

This product has been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The importer, Uncle T Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia 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 contact 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:

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: Food and consumer product recalls are also available at

CFIA Media Relations

Source: Marketwire

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