Food recall warning

Recall due to a health risk from undeclared milk in Simply Asia Roasted Peanut Noodle Bowl, 240 g

Starting date:
April 30, 2011
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
McCormick Canada Co.
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 30, 2011 - The following warning was issued to the media by McCormick Canada Co. on April 30, 2011


LONDON, ONTARIO, April 30, 2011 - In cooperation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Simply Asia Foods is warning the public not to consume Simply Asia Roasted Peanut Noodle Bowl, 240 g with the Lot Codes, Best Before MAY1012B, Best Before APR2412B and JUNE2112B. The product contains milk allergen which is not declared on the label.

The product subject to this recall is:

Brand Product Size UPC Affected Date Codes
Simply Asia Roasted Peanut Noodle Bowl 240 g 8 54285 00087 9 Best Before:
MAY 10 12 B,
APR 24 12 B, and
JUN 21 12 B

Only the date codes listed above are affected. The best before date is found on the side panel of the retail package in the right top corner.

No illnesses have been reported.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk proteins.

The recalled product was imported from China by McCormick Canada, London, ON and distributed across Canada.

Immediate action is being taken to ensure that any affected product is removed from the marketplace. We recommend that consumers discard affected product and contact the number below for a full refund.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the Simply Asia Foods Customer Service number at 1-800-209-8707. Live assistance is available on the telephone from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Information and assistance is also available at or by email,

For information:

Mark Hunter LaVigne, ARP, FSCRP
T. 905 841-2017
C. 416 884-2018

Daniel Granger, ARP, FSCRP
T. 514 840-7990
C. 514 232 1556

Lori Robinson
T. 410 527-6004


The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.


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