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Found 10 records similar to CFIA Undeclared Allergens in Flavour Packets - 2014-2015

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 allergens in multi-ingredient meat and fish/shellfish products with a grain-based coating. Of 360 samples tested, 11 were found to contain undeclared allergens including egg, soy, and the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG). The most frequent positive results of the presence of undeclared allergens were in seafood products. 5 products tested positive for undeclared egg 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:  Meat products with grain-based coatings, Seafood products with grain-based coatings, Allergen
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens in multi-ingredient meat products. 359 samples were tested, and 13 samples were found to contain at least 1 undeclared allergen including egg, gluten, soy, and the milk proteins beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) and casein. The most frequent positive results of the presence of undeclared allergens were in sausage and hot dog products. 4 products in this survey 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:  Allergen, Gluten, multi-ingredient, Meat products
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in prepackaged salad products. Of the 260 samples tested, 2 were found to contain undeclared allergens, specifically egg and sesame. None of the products with positive results were identified as health risks and recalled.

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

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens in hot and cold powdered drink mix products. Of 360 samples tested, 25 were found to contain undeclared allergens including the milk proteins beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) and casein, as well as gluten, egg, and soy. Most positive results indicated the presence of gluten in cold drink mix products. 6 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, Drink Mixes, Allergen
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in meal replacements and nutritional supplements. 300 were tested and 0.7% (2) of the samples were found to contain undeclared allergens including the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), as well as egg. 1 positive result for undeclared BLG was found in a cereal product, while the other positive result was for undeclared egg allergen in a meal replacement product. 1 meal replacement product sampled was found to present a health risk and was recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Meal replacement, Nutritional Supplements, Gluten
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in ready-to-eat (RTE)/heat and serve meals. Of 498 samples tested, 14 were found to contain undeclared allergens including peanut, gluten and egg. 2 of the products sampled were found to present a health risk and were recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Ready-to-eat meal, Heat and Serve Meal, Gluten
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 maple products. Of the 319 samples tested, 1 was found to contain undeclared casein. None of the maple products were identified as health risks and recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 30, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Maple products, Allergen
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
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