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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering Brands of Bread Products

Aug 23 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/13 -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Genuine Bakery & Catering are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering brands of bread products, described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All lot codes / Best Before dates of the following products where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are affected by this alert:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Code / Best Before Product Size UPC date----------------------------------------------------------------------------Hometown Enriched White (i)All codes up to Bread 675 g 7 76237 77771 7 and included AU 30----------------------------------------------------------------------------Hometown 100 % Whole (i) All codes up to Wheat Bread 675 g 7 76237 77772 4 and included AU 30----------------------------------------------------------------------------Genuine Bakery Deli & Enriched White (i) All codes up to Catering Bread 675 g 7 76237 77771 7 and included AU 30----------------------------------------------------------------------------Genuine Bakery Deli & 100 % Whole (i) All codes up to Catering Wheat Bread 675 g 7 76237 77772 4 and included AU 30----------------------------------------------------------------------------



(i) where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients.

These products have been distributed in Ontario.

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 milk.

The manufacturer, Genuine Bakery & Catering, Hamilton, Ontario, 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/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

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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