This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk in certain Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Double Chocolate Cookie Mix

Recall / advisory date:
March 7, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Norcard Fundraising Canada
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 7, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Norcard Fundraising Canada are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Heartland Gourmet gluten free, dairy free, Double Chocolate Cookie Mix described below. The affected product may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Heartland Gourmet gluten free, dairy free Double Chocolate Cookie Mix, is sold in 16 oz (454 g) boxes bearing UPC 7 37697 01530 6. The affected packages bear lot codes 0012289, 0022317 with date code BEST BY 10/2014, and lot code 0011263 with date code BEST BY 09/2013.

This product has been distributed throughout Canada and sold through various schools and fundraising organizations.

There have been no reported illnesses 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 importer, Norcard Fundraising Canada, London, Ontario is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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.

Product photos

Printer ready version of photos

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
Date modified: