Mr. Brown Coffee brand instant coffee recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
October 22, 2015
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Thai Indochine Trading Inc.
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10126

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 22, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on October 2, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Mr. Brown Coffee brand instant coffee from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product 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 this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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
Mr. Brown Coffee Arabica Blend Instant Coffee (3 in 1) 450 g
(15 g x 30 sachets)
All codes where milk is not declared on the label 4 710085 122509

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