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Found 10 records similar to CFIA Undeclared Gluten in Candy - 2014-2015

Federal

​The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared allergens and gluten in Halloween-themed candies and chocolate products. Of the 356 samples tested, 10 were found to contain undeclared allergens, specifically beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) and casein. All positive results obtained during the course of these surveys were forwarded to the CFIA's Office of Food Safety and Recall (OFSR) to determine if the levels found would pose a health concern to allergic individuals. The extent of the follow-up actions taken by the Agency is based on the level of the contamination and the resulting health concern as determined by a health risk assessment.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 1, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  candy, cholocate, 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
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 gluten in gluten-free infant foods. Of 600 samples tested, 10 samples were found to contain undeclared gluten. 8 out of these 10 samples were an infant cereal and was the same product with different lot numbers. All lot numbers of 1 infant cereal product containing undeclared gluten in this survey were deemed to represent a health risk and recalled.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Gluten, Infant Food, Infant
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 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 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 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 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
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