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

Starting date:
August 22, 2013

Type of communication:
Recall

Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert

Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk

Hazard classification:
Class 1

Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recalling firm:
Genuine Bakery & Catering

Distribution:
Ontario

Extent of the product distribution:
Retail

CFIA reference number:
8273

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,Code(s) on product, UPC

1) 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

2) 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

3) 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

4) 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