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Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Orion Brand Italian Gratin Flavoured Italian Potato Chips

Aug 24 2013 12:00AM

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/24/13 -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Fukuda Trading Co. Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Orion brand Italian Gratin flavoured Italian potato chips, listed below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Orion brand Italian Gratin flavoured Italian Potato Chips are affected by this alert:

--------------------------------------------------Size UPC Product codes--------------------------------------------------115 g 8 801117 718008 All codes (i)--------------------------------------------------50 g 8 801117 910907 All codes (i)--------------------------------------------------



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

These products have been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta and may have been distributed in other provinces as well.

There has been one reported illness 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 importer, Fukuda Trading Co. Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia, 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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