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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Various Minuet brand snack products recalled due to undeclared egg and milk

Recall date:
November 9, 2013
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Tritap Food Brokers
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8457

Recall details

Ottawa, November 9, 2013 - The Food Recall Warning issued on October 29, 2013 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Tritap Food Brokers is recalling Minuet brand snack products from the marketplace because they contain egg and milk which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg and/or milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Minuet Assorted Sandwich Cream Cookies (Cocoa, Strawberry, Banana, and Vanilla) 340g (4 x 85g) No code on outer package 6 61625 77485 3 Allergen - Egg
Minuet Coconutter 96g P.D:07/2013
E.D:01/2015
6 61625 12896 0 Allergen - Egg
Minuet Roundies 78g P.D:01/12/2012
E.D:01/12/2013
6 61625 86080 8 Allergen - Egg
Minuet Tartlets - Strawberry 120g PD.07.01.2013
ED.07.07.2014
6 61625 22120 3 Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Milk
Minuet Tea Time Biscuits-Plain 230g PD.08.2013
ED.02.2015
6 61625 23230 8 Allergen - Egg

What you should do

If you have an allergy to egg or milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

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