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Several non-dairy coffee products recalled


November 19, 2008
By The Toronto Star

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nondairymaxwellNov. 19, 2008 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning consumers with
dairy allergies not to drink some Maxim, Maxwell House and Taster's
Choice non-dairy coffee products after tests revealed they contained
traces of dairy not declared on the label.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning consumers with
dairy allergies not to drink some Maxim, Maxwell House and Taster's
Choice non-dairy coffee products after tests revealed they contained
traces of dairy not declared on the label.

The CFIA says the
affected products only include those that were imported from Korea and
were distributed in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

There
have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of
these products, however, the CFIA warns that if those with allergies
drink the coffee, it may lead to serious or life-threatening reactions
to the milk protein.

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The importer is voluntarily recalling the affected products under the supervision of the CFIA.

For more information, consumers can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.

The affected products are labelled as follows:

Maxim

Coffee Mix Original

1200 g (12 g x 100)

UPC: 8 801037 019476

Maxim

Coffee Mix

Mocha Gold Mild

1200 g (12 g x 100)

UPC: 8 801037 019667

Maxim

Coffee Mix

Mocha Gold Mild

1800 g (12 g x 150)

UPC: 8 801037 032581

Maxim

Coffee Mix

Mocha Gold Mild

240 g (12 g x 20)

UPC: 8 801037 006391

 

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