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Allergy Alert - Undeclared milk and sulphites in Carlyle Bakery Light Fruit Cake

Recall / advisory date:
May 24, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Carlyle Bakery Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 24, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Carlyle Bakery Ltd. are warning people with allergies to milk and sensitivity to sulphites not to consume the Light Fruit Cake described below. The affected product contains milk and sulphites which are not declared on the label.

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 and sensitivity to sulphites.

The manufacturer, Carlyle Bakery Ltd., Carlyle, SK, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size
Carlyle Bakery Ltd. Carlyle Bakery Ltd. Light Fruit Cake 555 g

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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Carlyle Bakery Ltd. Light Fruit Cake

Carlyle Bakery Ltd. Light Fruit Cake

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