Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering Brands of Bread Products

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2013) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Genuine Bakery & Catering are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering brands of bread products, described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All lot codes / Best Before dates of the following products where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are affected by this alert:

Brand Product Size UPC Code / Best Before
date
Hometown Enriched White Bread 675 g 7 76237 77771 7 *All codes up to and included AU 30
Hometown 100 % Whole Wheat Bread 675 g 7 76237 77772 4 * All codes up to and included AU 30
Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering Enriched White Bread 675 g 7 76237 77771 7 * All codes up to and included AU 30
Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering 100 % Whole Wheat Bread 675 g 7 76237 77772 4 * All codes up to and included AU 30

* where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients.

These products have been distributed in Ontario.

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 milk.

The manufacturer, Genuine Bakery & Catering, Hamilton, Ontario, 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 contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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