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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - DXN brand instant coffee products recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
May 14, 2015
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Daehsan Canada Inc.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
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Recall details

Ottawa, May 14, 2015 - Daehsan Canada Inc. is recalling DXN brand instant coffee products from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
DXN Cordyceps Coffee 20 X 21g 9 555274 505740 All codes where milk is not declared
DXN Vita Café 20 X 21g 9 555274 505719 All codes where milk is not declared
DXN Lingzhi Coffee 3 in 1 20 X 21g 9 555274 505658 All codes where milk is not declared
DXN EuCafé 20 X 21g 9 555274 506174 All codes where milk is not declared

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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


This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (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 product from the marketplace.


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

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