Undeclared mustard in certain Margaritaville Sweet French Style Dressing

Starting date:
August 16, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Elite International Foods Inc.
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 16, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Elite International Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume the Margaritaville brand dressings described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label.

These products have been distributed across Canada.

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.

The importer, Elite International Foods Inc., Calgary, Alberta, 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
Margaritaville Sweet French Style Dressing 414 mL Lot Begins with: 12128C
Best Before: 13/NO/07
0 72736 03226 6
Margaritaville Sweet French Style Dressing 414 mL Lot Begins with: 12117A
Best Before: 13/OC/27
0 72736 03226 6


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