Undeclared mustard and/or sulphites in certain Rouge brand dressings

Starting date:
July 12, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Allergen - Mustard, Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Rouge Canada S.E.N.C.
Alberta, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 12, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Rouge Canada S.E.N.C. are warning people with allergies to mustard or sensitivities to sulphites not to consume the Rouge brand Dressings described below. The affected products contain mustard and/or sulphites which are not declared on the label.

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 mustard or sensitivities to sulphites.

The distributor, Rouge Canada S.E.N.C., head office located in Montreal, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Rouge Maple Raspberry Dressing 250 mL All codes where mustard and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients none
Rouge Dijon Mustard and Maple Dressing 250 mL All codes where sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients none


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For more information, consumers and industry can contact

Rouge Canada S.E.N.C., Julie DeBlois at 514-544-4131; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.