Undeclared milk in #1 gluten-free brand of cake mixes

Chocolate Cake MixOTTAWA, May 4, 2011 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the #1 Gluten Free brand Cake Mixes described below because these products contain milk which is not declared on the label. The affected products have been recalled in the USA by Raymond-Hadley Corporation of Spencer, NY due to undeclared milk.

The following #1 Gluten Free brand products are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC Lot Code
Chocolate Cake Mix 5 lb 654367435304 33310-4
White Cake Mix 5 lb 654367435052 33310-4

These products were imported by McCall’s Bakers Warehouse located in Mississauga, Ontario. The affected products may have been distributed nationally.

White Cake MixThere have been no reported illnesses 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.

The CFIA is working with the importer to remove 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, one 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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