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Published On: Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013

Allergy Alert – Undeclared milk in certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering brands of bread products

Recall / advisory date:
  • August 22, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
  • Allergen – Milk
Hazard classification:
  • Class 1
Company / Firm:
  • Genuine Bakery & Catering
Distribution:
  • Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
  • Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 22, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Genuine Bakery & Catering are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Hometown and Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering brands of bread products, described below. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

All lot codes / Best Before dates of the following products where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are affected by this alert.

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The manufacturer, Genuine Bakery & Catering, Hamilton, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
Hometown Enriched White Bread 675 g All codes up to and included AU 30 (where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients) 7 76237 77771 7
Hometown 100% Whole Wheat Bread 675 g All codes up to and included AU 30 (where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients) 7 76237 77772 4
Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering Enriched White Bread 675 g All codes up to and included AU 30 (where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients) 7 76237 77771 7
Genuine Bakery Deli & Catering 100% Whole Wheat Bread 675 g All codes up to and included AU 30 (where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients) 7 76237 77772 4

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