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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Various Cookies and Biscuits Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk, Wheat, Soy and Sulphites

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1iCO3M6

Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd is recalling various cookies and biscuits from the marketplace because they contain milk, wheat, soy and/or sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk, wheat, soy or a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta and British Columbia.

Recalled products


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Brand               Product           Size      UPC             Codes
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Vegetarian Delite   Atta Biscuit      1724 g    7 71248 11600 5 All codes
                                                                where wheat
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Atta Biscuit      4536 g    7 71248 11700 2 All codes
                                                                where wheat
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Sooji Biscuit     3.8 lbs   7 71248 11600 5 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Sooji Biscuit     3.8 lbs   7 71248 11700 2 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Sooji Biscuit     4536 g    7 71248 11700 2 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Sooji Biscuits    680 g     0 71248 18100 4 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Sooji Biscuits    1.275 kg  0 71248 28200 8 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Ajwain Biscuit    1724 g    7 71248 11600 5 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Ajwain Biscuit    4536 g    7 71248 11700 2 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Ajwain Biscuits   680 g     0 71248 18400 5 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Ajwain Biscuits   1.275 kg  0 71248 28300 5 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Coconut Cookie    1724 g    7 71248 11600 5 All codes
                                                                where milk,
                                                                soy and
                                                                sulphites do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Coconut Cookie    4536 g    7 71248 11700 2 All codes
                                                                where milk,
                                                                soy and
                                                                sulphites do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Coconut Cookies   680 g     0 71248 18300 8 All codes
                                                                where milk,
                                                                soy and
                                                                sulphites do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Coconut Cookies   1.275 kg  0 71248 28400 2 All codes
                                                                where milk,
                                                                soy and
                                                                sulphites do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Jeera Biscuit     1724 g    7 71248 11600 5 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vegetarian Delite   Jeera Biscuits    680 g     0 71248 18500 2 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Flax Seed Cookies 680 g     0 71248 18600 9 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Ginger Snaps      680 g     0 71248 18800 3 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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Vegetarian Delite   Nankhatai         681 g     7 71248 12200 6 All codes
                                                                where milk
                                                                and soy do
 

                                                                not appear
                                                                on the label
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What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk, wheat or soy or a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contacts:
Media enquiries
613-773-6600

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