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Expanded Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Sweets From The Earth brand Carrot Cakes

Recall / advisory date:
February 16, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Ilana Robyn FoodsLtd.
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 16, 2012 - The public warning issued on February 10, 2012 has been expanded to include additional lot codes.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Sweets From The Earth brand product described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The following Sweets From The Earth brand cake product is affected by this alert:

Spiced Carrot Cake 100 g 855144001037 Best Before dates up to and including Feb 27, 2012

There has been 1 reported 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 milk.

The manufacturer, Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd., Toronto, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product 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:

Ilana Robyn Foods Ltd. at 1-888-886-2004; or email

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.

Product photos

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Spiced Carrot Cake - 100 grams

Spiced Carrot Cake - 100 grams

Media enquiries

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