Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Maple Natur-A Glace Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

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OTTAWA, July 29, 2010 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nutrisoya Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk proteins not to consume Maple flavour natur-a Glacé brand non-dairy frozen dessert. This product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Maple flavour natur-a Glacé brand non-dairy frozen dessert, is sold in 946 mL containers bearing the UPC 0 63667 80124 3 and lot code 16810. This product has been distributed in Ontario.

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 proteins.

Nutrisoya Inc., St- Hyacinthe, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the 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).

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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