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Updated Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk, wheat and tree nuts in certain New Century Food brand cakes

Recall / advisory date:
July 3, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
New Century Food Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8135

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 3, 2013 - The public warning issued on June 21, 2013 has been updated to include additional information on allergen, product and expiry dates.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and New Century Food Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk, wheat and/or tree nuts not to consume the New Century Food brand cakes described below. The affected products contain milk and wheat and may contain tree nuts which are not declared on the label.

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, wheat and/or tree nuts.

The manufacturer, New Century Food Inc., Scarborough, ON, 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 UPC Reason for Recall Additional Info
New Century Food Longan Cake Not declared 0 12345 67890 5 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13
New Century Food Butter Loaf Cake 350 g 0 776544 9 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Tree Nut, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13
New Century Food Butter Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776583 7 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13
New Century Food Mango Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776581 4 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13
New Century Food Banana Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776584 7 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13
New Century Food Lemon Loaf Cake 400 g 0 776582 3 Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat Expiry Dates
27/05-13 to 03/07-13

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

New Century Foods at 416-431-4994; 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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For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

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