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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk and/or wheat and gluten in certain PROLAB® Brand Protein Products
- Recall / advisory date:
- October 2, 2011
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- True North Nutrition Ltd.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, October 2, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk and/or wheat and gluten not to consume the PROLAB® brand protein products described below. The affected products contain milk and/or wheat and gluten which are not declared on the label.
The following PROLAB® brand protein products are affected by this alert:
|Pure Whey, Milk Chocolate||5 lb. (V3)||750902201929||Milk and wheat/gluten|
|Pure Whey, Vanilla Crème||2 lb. (V3)||750902201875||Milk and wheat/gluten|
|Pure Whey, Wild Strawberry||5 lb. (V3)||750902201936||Milk and wheat/gluten|
|Pure Whey, Wild Strawberry||2 lb. (V3)||750902101557||Milk and wheat/gluten|
|Advanced Pure Whey Protein, Milk Chocolate||2 lb. (V3)||750902201301||Wheat/gluten|
|Advanced Pure Whey Protein, Vanilla Crème||2 lb. (V3)||750902201349||Wheat/gluten|
|Advanced Pure Whey Protein, Wild Strawberry||2 lb. (V3)||750902201271||Wheat/gluten|
|Pure Whey, Milk Chocolate
Pure Whey, Milk Chocolate
|2 lb. (V3)
16 g Sample Packet
|Pure Whey, Vanilla Crème
Pure Whey, Vanilla Crème
|5 lb. (V3)
16 g Sample Packet
|Pure Whey, Wild Strawberry||16 g Sample Packet||Wheat/gluten|
|Whey Isolate Protein, Milk Chocolate||2 lb. (V3)||750902201851||Wheat/gluten|
|Whey Isolate Protein, Vanilla Crème||2 lb. (V3)||750902201813||Wheat/gluten|
|Whey Isolate Protein, Wild Strawberry||2 lb. (V3)||750902201837||Wheat/gluten|
These products have been distributed in Ontario and possibly nationally. They may have been sold by retail stores, mail order and direct delivery.
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 or wheat/gluten.
The US manufacturer, Prolab Nutrition Inc. (Prolab), Chatsworth, CA, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is working with the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and the Canadian importers to have the affected product removed from the marketplace.
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.
CFIA Media Relations
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