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

Recall date:
May 9, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8851

Recall details

Ottawa, May 9, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on April 30, 2014 has been updated to include additional products and codes. These additional products and codes were identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd. is recalling various cookies and biscuits from the marketplace because they contain milk and/or wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk and/or wheat should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 3.8 lb All codes where wheat does not appear on the label 7 71248 11700 2
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Plain Khari Biscuits 337 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 12300 3
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Jeera/Mari Khari Biscuits 337 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 12300 3
Vegetarian Delite Amdawadi Jeera Khari Biscuits 337 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 12300 3
Vegetarian Delite Nankhatai 317 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label No UPC code
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 635 g All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label 7 71248 22140 2
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 1.09 kg All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label 7 71248 22240 9
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 1.361 kg All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label 7 71248 22300 0
Vegetarian Delite Gur (Jaggery) Ginger Biscuits 4.082 kg All codes where wheat and milk do not appear on the label 7 71248 22900 2
Vegetarian Delite Sooji Elaychi Rusk 337 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 11800 9
Vegetarian Delite Gur Thepla 427 g All codes where wheat does not appear on the label No UPC code
Vegetarian Delite Uganda Toast 337 g All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 11800 9
Vegetarian Delite Uganda Toast 1 lb All codes where milk does not appear on the label 7 71248 11800 9

What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk or wheat, 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

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600