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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in Certain Red Square brand Real Deal Energy Cookies

Recall / advisory date:
March 6, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Perestroika Products Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, March 6, 2012 - The public warning issued on March 5, 2012 has been amended to include additional distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Perestroika Products Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Red Square brand Real Deal Energy Cookies described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Red Square brand Real Deal Energy Cookie - Oatmeal, Flax & Raisin, is sold in a 650 g (8 bar) package bearing UPC 7 75461 76104 2 and one of the following lot codes: 35520.11 or 36120.11.

This product has been distributed through London Drugs stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The manufacturer, Perestroika Products Ltd., Burnaby, British Columbia, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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