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Allergy Alert-Undeclared Mustard and/or Sulphites in Certain Rouge Brand Dressings

Jul 13 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/13 -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Rouge Canada S.E.N.C. are warning people with allergies to mustard or sensitivities to sulphites not to consume the Rouge brand Dressings described below. The affected products contain mustard and/or sulphites which are not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Brand Product Size UPC Code on the Product --------------------------------------------------------------------- Rouge All codes where mustard and sulphites are not Maple Raspberry declared in Dressing 250 mL none the list of ingredients --------------------------------------------------------------------- Rouge Dijon Mustard All codes where sulphites and Maple are not declared in the Dressing 250 mL none list of ingredients ---------------------------------------------------------------------



These products have been distributed in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. These products may have been distributed in other provinces.

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 mustard or sensitivities to sulphites.

The distributor, Rouge Canada S.E.N.C., head office located in Montreal, Quebec, 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:

Rouge Canada S.E.N.C., Julie DeBlois at 514-544-4131; 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/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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