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Found 10 records similar to CFIA-Undeclared Allergens in Multi-Ingredient Meat and Seafood Products with Grain-based Coatings - 2017-2018

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 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 coffee products of various types and flavours. Three hundred and sixty samples were tested and 1.7% (6) of the samples were found to contain undeclared allergens including the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), as well as egg, gluten, and soy. Most positive results for undeclared allergens were associated with instant coffee products. None of the products sampled 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, coffee products, gluten
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens in refrigerated dips and spreads. 400 samples were tested, and 14 of the samples were found to contain undeclared allergens including the milk protein beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), almond, egg, gluten, peanut, sesame, and soy. Most positive results indicated the presence of peanut in vegetable products.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 5, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Dip, Spreads
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 beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) (one of the milk proteins), egg, soy and gluten in prepackaged processed fish and seafood products. Of 600 samples tested, approximately 26 were found to contain undeclared allergens. The most prevalent allergens in the dried fish products were BLG and gluten while egg and soy were more common in frozen fish products.14 products from this survey containing undeclared gluten or egg were deemed to represent 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, Processed fish, Processed Seafood, 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 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 additional information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens in a variety of flavour packets. 993 samples were tested, and 19% (185) of the samples were found to contain at least 1 undeclared allergen including gluten, soy, mustard, sesame, peanut, almond, hazelnut, egg, and milk proteins casein and beta-lactoglobulin (BLG). Most positive results indicated the presence of allergens in spices and seasoning products.10 products were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled. Of the recalled products, 9 were spices and seasoning products.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, flavour packets, gluten
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