Ottawa, March 14, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and PK Trading Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk or soy not to consume the Frito Lay Cheetos products described below. The affected products contain milk and soy which are not declared on the label.
All codes of the following Frito Lay brand Cheetos products, product of Korea, are affected by this alert:
|Cheetos (BBQ flavour)
|88 g||8 801062 289936||Milk|
|Cheetos (Hot flavour)
|88 g||8 801062 380015||Soy|
These products have been distributed in Ontario and Manitoba.
There have been no reported allergic reactions 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 or soy.
The importer, PK Trading Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on Milk and Soy, two of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.
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