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

Jul 13 2013 12:00AM



OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/13 -- The public warning issued on July 11, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Produits de l'Erable Cumberland Inc. are warning people with allergies to mustard or sensitivities to sulphites not to consume the Printemps 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 Code on the Product Size UPC Product----------------------------------------------------------------------------Printemps All codes where mustard and sulphites are not declared in Maple Raspberry the list of Dressing 250 mL 8 12085 00001 7 ingredients----------------------------------------------------------------------------Printemps All codes where sulphites are not declared Maple Dijon in the list of Mustard Dressing 250 mL 8 12085 00002 4 ingredients----------------------------------------------------------------------------

These products have been distributed in Quebec and Alberta. 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 manufacturer, Les Produits de l'Erable Cumberland Inc., La Guadeloupe, 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 the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at

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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