Undeclared milk in certain Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Baking Mixes

Starting date:
April 3, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Winners Merchants International LP
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 3, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the certain Heartland Gourmet gluten free, dairy free, Baking Mixes described below. The affected products may contain milk which is not declared on the label.

The affected products are being recalled by Heartland Gourmet, LLC of Lincoln, NE, in the USA, and the CFIA is working with the various Canadian importers to have these products removed from the marketplace.

Additional recall information released by Heartland Gourmet is available on the US Food and Drug Administration web site: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345785.htm.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix: Item # 2017 16 oz. Lot #0023065, best buy date of 12/2014
and distributed in March of 2013,
and Lot # 0023007, best buy date of 10/2014
and distributed in February 2013
Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free Double Chocolate Cookie Mix: Item # 1530 16 oz. Lot #0012289 – Best buy Date
of 10/2014 and distributed in October of 2012;
Lot #0022317 with a best buy date of 10/2014 and
distributed in November of 2012; and
Lot #0012341 with a best buy date of 01/2014 and
distributed in December of 2012
Heartland Gourmet Gluten Free Pizza Crust Mix: Item # 2024 15.4 oz. Lot #0073007. Best buy date of 09/2014 and distributed in January of 2013 737697020249


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