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Allergy Alert - Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal For Baby may contain undeclared wheat and gluten

Recall / advisory date:
July 26, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Horizon Distributors Ltd., Loblaw Companies Limited, Nationwide Natural Foods, PSC Natural Foods Ltd., Satau Inc., UNFI Canada Grocery West
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
6582, 6583, 6584, 6581, 6598, 6610

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 26, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to wheat and sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby described below. The affected product may contain wheat or gluten which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby, product of USA, is sold in 6 oz (170 g) packages bearing UPC 0 48685 02188 0 and one of the following code combinations:

Lot USE BY date
14211 01 MAY 2013
17011 30 MAY 2013

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat.

CFIA is working with the Canadian importers to have the affected product removed from the marketplace.

More information

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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