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Recall...undeclared soy
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Author:  saskmommyof3 [ Fri Jun 02, 2006 7:22 pm ]
Post subject:  Recall...undeclared soy

The following alert from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, (CFIA), pertains to undeclared "egg, milk and soy proteins" in "Prestige brand Mirage Coated Biscuits".

This message is brought to you via the Canadian Anaphylaxis Registry, a public service of Anaphylaxis Canada. Anaphylaxis Canada's mission is to inform, support, educate, and advocate for the needs of individuals and families living with anaphylaxis and to conduct and support research related to anaphylaxis.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Ivora -5 are warning people with allergies to egg, milk or soy proteins not to consume the Prestige brand Mirage Coated Biscuits described below. The affected products contain egg, milk and soy proteins which are not declared on the label.

All best before dates of the following Prestige brand cookies are affected by this alert.

Product name / Size / UPC

Mirage Coated Biscuits with Raspberry Cream 240 g / 3 800061 600068

Mirage Coated Biscuits with Blueberry Cream 240 g / 3 800061 600082

Mirage Coated Biscuits with Strawberry Cream 240 g / 3 800061 600051

Mirage Coated Biscuits with Blackberry Cream 240 g / 3 800061 600075

These products have been distributed in the province of Quebec.

There 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 egg, milk or soy proteins.

The importer, Ivora -5, Montreal, Quebec, 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 egg, milk and soy proteins, three of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at ... erge.shtml.

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