Dandy’s Cheese Crackers & Dried Bean Curd Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: New World Imports recalls some Dandy’s brand Cheese Crackers and Dong Ming Da Qiao Dried Bean Curd Stick due to undeclared milk and sulphites respectively, both known allergens. CFIA: http://ht.ly/uM7Bs

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2014/38385r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Cheese Crackers and Dried Bean Curd Sticks are subject to this recall:

  • Dandy’s Brand Cheese Crackers, 150 gram package; UPC: 6 941882 520948
  • Dong Ming Da Qiao (Chinese characters only) Dried Bean Curd (Stick), 150 gram package; UPC: 6 941882 510284

About Milk and Sulphite/Sulfite Allergies:
For some people, milk (and milk products) are a source of urgent, dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Due to modern food manufacturing methods, milk products may not “look” or “sound” like milk. Some examples of foods with milk proteins include artificial butter or cheese flavor; casein or caseinates; curds; ghee; hydrolysates; lactalbumin and lactalbumin phosphate; lactose, lactoglobulin, lactoferrin and lactulose; and finally, rennet (originally, ground calves’ stomach but more often now, by-products of genetically engineered bacteria, mold or yeast).

For others, sulphites are a source of urgent, dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions requiring immediate medical intervention and treatment. In addition, those with Asthma or other respiratory problems may require immediate attention for serious and life-threatening breathing difficulties.

If you suspect Anaphylactic Shock, call 9-1-1 or other local emergency number for immediate transport to a medical center. If trained and an emergency kit is available, it may be appropriate to give an injectable drug such as Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline or adrenalin) to the affected individual. Trade names of these products include EpiPen, Twinject, Adrenaclick, Anapen, Jext, Allerject and Auvi-Q. Please note: even patients who are apparently stabilized should still go to hospital for emergency evaluation. Further treatment is often necessary.

You can learn more about Milk Allergies by visiting Health Canada at: http://ht.ly/kWgYi

You can learn more about Sulphite Allergies by visiting Health Canada at http://ht.ly/kIgrU

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