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Allergy Alert - Undeclared soy in Red River brand Hot Cereal

Recall / advisory date:
September 24, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Soy
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Smucker Foods Of Canada Co.
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Advisory details

Ottawa, September 24, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. are warning people with allergies to soy not to consume the Red River Hot Cereal described below.  The affected product may contain soy, which is not declared on the label.

All codes of Red River Hot Cereal sold in 1.35 kg packages bearing the UPC 0 59000 03960 2 are affected by this alert.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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

The manufacturer, Smucker Foods of Canada Corp., Markham, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. This recall does not impact Red River Hot Cereal products distributed in the United States.  The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. at 1-888-815-6842;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

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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Media enquiries

Maribeth Burns Badertscher
Vice President, Corporate Communications
The J.M. Smucker Company

CFIA Media Relations

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