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Allergy Alert-Undeclared Milk in Western Family Brand Seasoned Stuffing Mix

Jul 6 2013 12:00AM

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Overwaitea Food Group are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Western Family brand Seasoned Stuffing Mix described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

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

--------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Product Size UPC Code--------------------------------------------------------------------------Western Family Seasoned Stuffing BB 2014 JA 03 Mix 120 g 0 62639 29595 0 WS2--------------------------------------------------------------------------



This product has been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta.

There has been one reported illness 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, Overwaitea Food Group, Vancouver, 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 contact:

Western Family Consumer Inquiries, 604 888 2079 ext 2200;

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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