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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Baking Mixes

Apr 4 2013 12:00AM

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the certain Heartland Gourmet gluten free, dairy free, Baking Mixes described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected products are being recalled by Heartland Gourmet, LLC of Lincoln, NE, in the USA, and the CFIA is working with the various Canadian importers to have these products removed from the marketplace.

Additional recall information released by Heartland Gourmet is available on the US Food and Drug Administration web site: (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345785.htm?source=govdelivery).

The following products are affected by this alert:

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix: Item # 2017 UPC Code 7376967020171 16 oz. Lot #0023065, best buy date of 12/2014 and distributed in March of 2013, and Lot # 0023007, best buy date of 10/2014 and distributed in February 2013.

Gluten Free Double Chocolate Cookie Mix: Item # 1530 -UPC Code 737697015306 16 oz. Lot #0012289 - Best buy Date of 10/2014 and distributed in October of 2012; Lot #0022317 with a best buy date of 10/2014 and distributed in November of 2012; and Lot #0012341 with a best buy date of 01/2014 and distributed in December of 2012.

Gluten Free Pizza Crust Mix: Item # 2024 UPC Code 737697020249 15.4 oz. Lot #0073007. Best buy date of 09/2014 and distributed in January of 2013.

These products have been distributed across Canada.

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 CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

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 common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food_allergies.

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


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