Schneiders brand Country Naturals Wieners recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
November 8, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12629

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 8, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on October 17, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is recalling Schneiders brand Country Naturals Wieners from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to milk, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these product codes. There was one reported reaction associated with the product code described in the Food Recall Warning of October 17, 2018.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Schneiders Country Naturals Wieners 375 g Best Before 2018 OC 22 8219
Best Before 2019 JA 02
0 62000 10879 7

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Maple Leaf Foods Inc.: Consumer Engagement – 1-800-268-3708

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