DXN brand instant coffee products recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
May 14, 2015
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Daehsan Canada Inc.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 14, 2015 - Daehsan Canada Inc. is recalling DXN brand instant coffee products from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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


This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
DXN Cordyceps Coffee 20 X 21g All codes where milk is not declared 9 555274 505740
DXN Vita Café 20 X 21g All codes where milk is not declared 9 555274 505719
DXN Lingzhi Coffee 3 in 1 20 X 21g All codes where milk is not declared 9 555274 505658
DXN EuCafé 20 X 21g All codes where milk is not declared 9 555274 506174


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