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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Anita's Organic Mill products

Recall / advisory date:
March 8, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Anita's Organic Grain & Flour Mill Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional, Retail
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 8, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Anita's Organic Grain & Flour Mill Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Anita's Organic Mill products described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

These products have been distributed in British Columbia and may have been distributed to other provinces.

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 manufacturer, Anita's Organic Grain & Flour Mill Ltd., Chilliwack, British Columbia, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Anita's Organic Mill Chocolate Chips 300 g Sell by:
Aug 31, 2013 to
Mar 1, 2014 Inclusive
6 23636 41000 7
Anita's Organic Mill Planet Organic Cosmic Cookie Dry Mix 630 g CCM12320
6 23636 11205 5
Anita's Organic Mill Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix 428 g CCCM12327
6 23636 10030 4
6 23636 99324 1
Anita's Organic Mill Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix 342 g CCCM12327
6 23636 10030 4
Anita's Organic Mill Cosmic Cookie Dry Mix
(Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.)
12.6 kg CCM12292
6 23636 11204 8

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