Maurer’s Meats Jerky, Salami Meat Recall [Canada]

CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Maurer’s Meats recalls various Jerky and Salami Meats due to undeclared milk and mustard ingredients, both known allergens. CFIA: http://ht.ly/lyJEa

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/33809r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Meats are subject to this recall:

  • Maurer’s Sweet & Spicy Beef Jerky, 144 gram – All Best Before dates where milk is not declared on the label; UPC: 2 00248 00125 2
  • Maurer’s Sweet & Spicy Beef Jerky, 90 gram – All Best Before dates where milk is not declared on the label; UPC: 2 00250 00600 9
  • Maurer’s Sweet & Spicy Beef Jerky, 180 gram – All Best Before dates where milk is not declared on the label; UPC: 2 00251 01200 9
  • Maurer’s Homestyle Salami, variable weight – All Best Before dates where mustard is not declared on the label; UPCs starting with 2 01001

About Milk and Mustard 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).

Likewise, for some people mustard (and mustard products) are a source of urgent, dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions requiring immediate medical intervention and treatment. Anaphylactic Shock could occur in consumers who are allergic to foods containing mustard within a very short time, potentially leading to severe injury and/or death. Anaphylactic Shock could occur in consumers who are allergic to these foods within a very short time, potentially leading to severe injury and/or death.

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 Mustard Allergies by visiting Health Canada at: http://ht.ly/lyJ0u.

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