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Found 10 records similar to CFIA-Undeclared Gluten in Infant Foods - 2017-2018

Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten in products containing gluten-free oats. 300 samples were tested and 2.7% (8) of the samples were found to contain undeclared gluten. Most positive results for undeclared gluten were associated with cereal products. None of the products were determined to represent a health risk to consumers.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Gluten-free oats, Products containing gluten-free oats
Federal

​​The main objective of this survey was to obtain additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared soy and gluten in infant cereal. Of the 203 samples tested, a single sample was found to contain undeclared soy. None of the products sampled in this survey were found to present a health risk.

Last Updated: May 13, 2022
Date Published: May 13, 2022
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Gluten, Infant Cereal
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten and sesame in salty snacks and crackers. 500 samples were tested and 0.6% (3) of the samples were found to contain undeclared gluten. All of these positive samples contained levels of gluten below 20 ppm, meeting the criteria for gluten-free food.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Sesame, Salty snacks, salty crackers
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten in gluten-free bakery mixes. Of the 300 samples tested, 9 were found to contain undeclared gluten. The most frequent positive results of the presence of undeclared allergens were in the dessert mixes. 2 products were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 30, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Gluten-Free Bakery Mixes, Allergen
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten in gluten-free prepackaged ready-to-eat (RTE) bakery products. Of the 300 samples tested, 5 were found to contain undeclared gluten. The most frequent positive results of the presence of undeclared allergens were in the dessert products. No products were deemed to represent a health risk and was recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 30, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Gluten-free, Ready-to-eat Bakery Products
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in bakery products with gluten-free claims. Of the 287 samples tested, 26 samples were found to contain undeclared gluten and/or allergens such as beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), casein, soy, sesame and egg. A single dessert product containing BLG and casein, and 1 other bakery product containing gluten were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.

Last Updated: Jun. 8, 2022
Date Published: May 19, 2022
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Gluten, Bakery products
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in coconut water. 78 samples were tested, and none were found to contain any undeclared allergens and gluten.

Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Date Published: May 19, 2022
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Gluten, Coconut water
Federal

2 surveys were completed to assess the presence of undeclared allergens and gluten in herb and spice products. The initial survey took place from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, in which the main objective was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens in ground herbs and spices consisting of only 1 ingredient. 598 samples were tested, and 34% (203) of the samples were found to contain at least 1 undeclared allergen, including the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), egg, hazelnut, peanut, sesame, soy, and gluten. These positive results mostly indicated the presence of gluten in imported products.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Herb, Spice
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared peanut and gluten in cumin and paprika products. 299 samples were tested in this survey, and approximately 19% (57) of the samples were found to contain undeclared gluten and/or peanut. Most positive results were found in the ground/powdered cumin products. Only 1 ground/powdered cumin product containing undeclared gluten was deemed to represent a health risk and was recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Peanut, Allergen, Gluten, Cumin, Paprika
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared milk, gluten, and soy in juices. 300 samples were tested in this survey, and none of them were found to contain undeclared milk, gluten or soy.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 1, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergens, milk, gluten, soy, juices
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