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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Mrs. Freshley’s Multipack Cereal Bars

Recall / advisory date:
October 4, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
D & N Distributors Inc. , Natural Stuff Toronto, The Bargain Shop
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6765, 6766, 6778

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 4, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Mrs. Freshley’s brand multipack Cereal Bars described below.  The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Mrs. Freshley’s brand multipack Cereal Bars labelled for the Canadian market are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC
Apple Cinnamon Fruit & Pastry Cereal Bars 170 g
(6 x 28 g)
0 72250 00240 0
Blueberry Fruit & Pastry Cereal Bars 170 g
(6 x 28 g)
0 72250 00238 7
Strawberry Fruit & Pastry Cereal Bars 170 g
(6 x 28 g)
0 72250 00236 3

These products have been distributed in Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed nationally.

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 US manufacturer, Flowers Foods, Thomasville, Georgia, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is working with the manufacturer to have the affected product removed from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

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

Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday) or contact the center via e-mail by using the Contact Us page at www.mrsfreshleys.com; or

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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

Keith Hancock
Flowers Foods
229-227-2380

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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