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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Coffeeking 3 in 1 Coffeemix From Singapore

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 Coffeeking 3 In 1 Coffeemix described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The following product, imported from Singapore, is affected by this alert:

---------------------------------------------------------------------------- BEST BEFOREBRAND PRODUCT SIZE UPC DATE----------------------------------------------------------------------------Coffeeking 3 In 1 Coffeemix 1000 g 8 888240 000095 All codes that (50 sachets do not declare x 20 g) sodium caseinate on the label----------------------------------------------------------------------------



This product has been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta. However, it may be distributed in other provinces.

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, Wycen Foods (Canada) Inc., Richmond, BC, 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 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