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UNDECLARED MILK IN INCREDIBLE EDIBLE SPREAD’EM SOYA OIL MARGARINE

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OTTAWA, ON - February 12, 2010 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and A Incredible Edible Spread'em Soya Oil Margarine& M Home Products are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Incredible Edible Spread’Em Soya Oil Margarine described below.  The affected product contains milk ingredients which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, Incredible Edible Spread’Em Soya Oil Margarine with Garlic, Herbs and Spices, is sold in three size tubs: 230 g, 454 g, and 908g.  All codes are being recalled.

This product is sold in Ontario and may have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported reactions 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.

The manufacturer, A & M Home Products, Hensall, ON, 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 one of the following numbers:

A & M Home Products at 519-235-2508; or,

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 milk, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/milklaite.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 our web site at:  www.inspection.gc.ca.

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