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Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Milk in Certain Somersaults Brand Cinnamon Crunch

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 -- The public warning issued on January 8, 2013 has been updated to include an additional package size.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Kasseler Food Products Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Somersaults brand Cinnamon Crunch described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

The following product, imported from the USA, is affected by this alert:


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Brand         Product   Size            UPC               Sell By     
                                                          Dates       
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Somersaults   Cinnamon  0.5 oz (14 g)   8 98403 00224 6   8/30/13 or  
              Crunch                                      earlier     
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This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses 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 importer, Kasseler Food Products Inc., Mississauga, 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:

Kasseler Food Products Inc. at 905-629-2142 / 905-629-0800 or by e-mailing sales@kasselerfoods.com

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:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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