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EXPANDED ALLERGY ALERT

UNDECLARED GLUTEN IN CERTAIN INDIANLIFE BRAND PAPADUMS

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Related alerts: 2011-08-24 | 2011-08-25 | 2011-08-30 | 2011-09-01

OTTAWA, August 30, 2011 – The public warning issued on August 25, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Indianlife brand Papadums described below. The affected products may contain gluten which is not declared on the label.

The following Indianlife brand Papadums, product of India, sold in 120 g packages, are affected by this alert:

Flavour UPC Mfg Codes
Black Pepper 7 77762 00152 0 11042 and 11101
Cumin 7 77762 00151 3 11069
Plain 7 77762 00150 6 10249, 10351, 11027 and 11111

These products have been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious reaction in persons with sensitivities to gluten.

For more information, consumers and industry can call 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 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.

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Media enquiries:

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600


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Plain
Flavour - Plain
Black Pepper
Flavour - Black Pepper
Cumin
Flavour - Cumin