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Expanded Health Hazard Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Koh-Kae brand snack products

Recall / advisory date:
March 16, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 16, 2012 - The public warning issued on March 15, 2012 has been expanded to include additional product and distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Koh-Kae brand snack products described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All lot codes of the following Koh-Kae brand products are affected by this recall:

Peanuts Shrimp Flavour Coated 230 g 8 852023 665481
*Peanuts Shrimp Flavour Coated 240 g 8 852023 665481
*Peanuts Chicken Flavour Coated 240 g 8 852023 665399

* Additional product

This product has been distributed in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and may have been distributed nationally.

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

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

The CFIA is working with Canadian importers, distributors, and retailers to recall all affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

More information

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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