Allergy Alert-Undeclared Mustard in Certain Continental Glatt Kosher Brand Meat Products

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry and Delicatessen Products Ltd., are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume certain Continental Glatt Kosher brand meat products described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label.

The following Continental Glatt Kosher brand meat products are affected by this alert:

Product Size Best Before dates UPC
Beef
Frankfurters
variable All dates up to and including 13 AL 03 where mustard is not declared on the label None
Beef
Frankfurters
375 g All dates up to and including 13 AL 03 where mustard is not declared on the label 0 64904 11110 1
"B.B.Q." Beef
Frankfurters
375 g All dates up to and including 13 AL 03 where mustard is not declared on the label 0 64904 11110 1
Cocktail-Beef
Frankfurters
250 g All dates up to and including 13 MR 14 where mustard is not declared on the label 0 64904 11109 5
Beef Bologna variable All dates up to and including 13 MR 13 where mustard is not declared on the label None

These products have been distributed in Québec, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta.

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 mustard.

The manufacturer, Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry and Delicatessen Products Ltd., (EST. 29) Mont-Royal, Québec, 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 call one of the following numbers:

Abe Herzog and Abraham Bineth, Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry and Delicatessen Products Ltd., at 514-522-1196 ext. 232;

CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

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://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

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:
Media enquiries:
Continental Strictly Kosher Meat,
Poultry and Delicatessen Products Ltd.,
Abe Herzog and Abraham Bineth
514-522-1196 ext. 232
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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