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Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn and Co-Op Gold Brand Popcorn Products

Apr 30 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 -- The public warning issued on April 26, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information and an additional product.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Corn are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn and Co-Op Gold brand popcorn products described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

---------------------------------------------------------------------- Best BeforeBrand Product Size UPC dates Distribution(i)----------------------------------------------------------------------Hevy D's Old Caramel 190 g 6 28396 00100 7 Up to and Alberta, Fashioned Flavour including British Kettle Korn Gourmet 30 SEPT Columbia, Popcorn 2013 Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan----------------------------------------------------------------------Co-op Gold Toffee 190 g 0 57316 15440 8 Up to and Alberta, Kettle including British Corn 12 OCT Columbia, 2013 Manitoba, Saskatchewan----------------------------------------------------------------------(i) These products may have been distributed in other provinces andterritories as well.



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 manufacturer, Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn, Vernon, BC, 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 contact:

Hevy D's Old Fashioned Kettle Korn at 250-260-3073 or by fax at 250-545-6065; or

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

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://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls

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