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Found 10 records similar to CFIA Undeclared Allergens and Gluten in Ready-to-Eat/Heat and Serve Meals - 2016-2017

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 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

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 tea and flavoured tea. Of the 199 samples tested, 12 were found to contain undeclared allergens, specifically gluten and sesame. None of the products sampled in this survey were found to present a health risk.

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

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in protein substitute/vegetarian meat products. Of the 290 samples tested, 12 samples were found to contain undeclared gluten or allergens such as beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), casein, egg, peanut, sesame and soy. 2 protein substitute ready-to-eat (RTE) meal products and 2 meat alternative products were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.

Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Date Published: May 19, 2022
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Gluten, Protein Substitute, Vegetarian Meat
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 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 allergens and gluten in frozen desserts. 598 samples were tested in this survey, and 10 of the samples were found to contain undeclared allergens including the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) and casein, as well as gluten, soy and almond. Most positive results indicated the presence of milk allergens in non-dairy frozen desserts. 1 non-dairy frozen dessert containing undeclared milk and 1 dairy frozen dessert containing undeclared almond were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 3, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Frozen Desserts, Desserts, allergens
Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in Valentine’s Day-themed candy and chocolate products. Of the 345 samples tested, 10 were found to contain undeclared gluten or allergens such as beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), peanut, almond and hazelnut. A single candy product containing gluten and 1 chocolate product containing both hazelnut and almond 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, Valentine's day, Candy, Chocolate products, Allergen
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