Vegetarian Delite Bakery announces Canadian recall of various cookies and biscuits because of undeclared milk, wheat, soy and sulphites

OTTAWA , May 1, 2014 (press release) – Vegetarian Delite Bakery Ltd is recalling various cookies and biscuits from the marketplace because they contain milk, wheat, soy and/or sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk, wheat, soy or a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta and British Columbia.

Recalled products

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Brand Product Size UPC Codes
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Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 1724 g 7 71248 11600 5 All codes where wheat and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Atta Biscuit 4536 g 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where wheat and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 3.8 lbs 7 71248 11600 5 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 3.8 lbs 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuit 4536 g 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuits 680 g 0 71248 18100 4 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Sooji Biscuits 1.275 kg 0 71248 28200 8 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 1724 g 7 71248 11600 5 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuit 4536 g 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuits 680 g 0 71248 18400 5 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Ajwain Biscuits 1.275 kg 0 71248 28300 5 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 1724 g 7 71248 11600 5 All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookie 4536 g 7 71248 11700 2 All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookies 680 g 0 71248 18300 8 All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Coconut Cookies 1.275 kg 0 71248 28400 2 All codes where milk, soy and sulphites do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Jeera Biscuit 1724 g 7 71248 11600 5 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Jeera Biscuits 680 g 0 71248 18500 2 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Flax Seed Cookies 680 g 0 71248 18600 9 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Ginger Snaps 680 g 0 71248 18800 3 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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Vegetarian Delite Nankhatai 681 g 7 71248 12200 6 All codes where milk and soy do not appear on the label
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What you should do

If you have an allergy to milk, wheat or soy or a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

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Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

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