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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Mustard in Certain Margaritaville Sweet French Style Dressing

Aug 16 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/13 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/146KZ2z.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Elite International Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume the Margaritaville brand dressings described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Code on the Product Size UPC Product----------------------------------------------------------------------------Margaritaville Lot Begins with: 12128C Sweet French Best Before: Style Dressing 414 mL 0 72736 03226 6 13/NO/07----------------------------------------------------------------------------Margaritaville Lot Begins with: 12117A Sweet French Best Before: Style Dressing 414 mL 0 72736 03226 6 13/OC/27----------------------------------------------------------------------------



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 mustard.

The importer, Elite International Foods Inc., Calgary, Alberta, 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 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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