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ACIA/Allergy Alert-Undeclared Mustard in Certain Seasoned Peppered Smoked Turkey Breast

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/13 --

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Lilydale Inc. are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume the seasoned peppered smoked turkey breast described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label.

All lots of the following products, sold on request from retail deli counters, are affected by this alert:


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Brand                                         Product
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Lilydale       Seasoned Smoked Turkey Breast Peppered
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PrimoTaglio    Seasoned Peppered Smoked Turkey Breast
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These products have been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.

Consumers, who are allergic to mustard and are unable to identify the brand of seasoned peppered smoked turkey breast purchased, are advised to check with the place of purchase to determine if they have recalled product.

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, Lilydale Inc (Est. 237), Edmonton, AB 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).

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.

Contacts:
Media enquiries:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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