Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Various cookies and biscuits recalled due to undeclared milk, wheat, soy and sulphites

Recall date:
April 30, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Sulphites, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8835

Recall details

Ottawa, April 30, 2014 - Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd. is recalling various cookies and biscuits from the marketplace because they contain milk, wheat, soy and/or sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk, wheat, soy or a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 1724 g All codes where wheat and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11600 5
Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 4536 g All codes where wheat and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 3.8 lbs All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11600 5
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 3.8 lbs All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 4536 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 680 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 18100 4
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 1.275 kg All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 28200 8
Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 1724 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11600 5
Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 4536 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 680 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 18400 5
Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 1.275 kg All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 28300 5
Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 1724 g All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label 7 71248 11600 5
Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 4536 g All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 680 g All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label 0 71248 18300 8
Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 1.275 kg All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label 0 71248 28400 2
Vegetarian Delite Jeera Biscuit 1724 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 11600 5
Vegetarian Delite Jeera Biscuit 680 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 18500 2
Vegetarian Delite Flax Seed Cookies 680 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 18600 9
Vegetarian Delite Ginger Snaps 680 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 0 71248 18800 3
Vegetarian Delite Nankhatai 681 g All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label 7 71248 12200 6

What you should do

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

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 allergic reactions 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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