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article imageThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency Issues Allergy Alert

By Bob Ewing     Feb 28, 2008 in Food
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to wheat or soy not to consume certain meat products described below. These products contain wheat or soy which is not declared on the label.
The list of meat products can be found here. These products have been distributed in Ontario.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. However, consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat or soy proteins.
The manufacturer, Gardena Food Corporation, Scarborough, ON, 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 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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