Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Ferme Sunshine brand drink mix powders recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
February 20, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Oh Green Biotech Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8639

Recall details

Ottawa, February 20, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on February 19, 2014 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) Food Safety Investigation.

Oh Green Biotech Ltd. is recalling Ferme Sunshine brand drink mix powders from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been distributed in British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ferme Sunshine The Black Treasure - Black Bean & Black Sesame Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050335
Ferme Sunshine Golden Buckwheat Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050618
Ferme Sunshine Fresh Yam Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050069
Ferme Sunshine Gingko Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050311
Ferme Sunshine Cashew Nut & Walnut Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050632
Ferme Sunshine Black Fungus Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050670
Ferme Sunshine Red Rice Yeast & Natto Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050304
Ferme Sunshine Pumpkin Seed Powder 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label. 4 710415 050625

What you should do

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

Background

This recall was triggered by 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 products 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.

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