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Found 10 records similar to CFIA-Undeclared Allergens in Refrigerated Dips and Spreads - 2016-2017

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
Federal

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared almond, hazelnut and sesame in butters made from seeds, legumes or peanuts. 248 samples were tested, and none of the samples were found to contain undeclared allergens.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 29, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergens, Seed-based butter, Legume-based butter, Peanut-based butter
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 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

​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 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 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 peanut in hummus products. 200 samples were tested, and none were found to contain undeclared peanuts.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 1, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Allergen, Peanut, Hummus
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 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
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