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Milk In Ginger Snaps Brings Warning

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) sent out a weekend warning to people with allergies to milk proteins after learning milk, an allergen, was not disclosed as an ingredient on the label of MRS. Dunster’s Old Fashioned Ginger Snaps.

CFIA said the affected product, MRS. Dunster’s Old Fashioned Ginger Snaps, is sold in 350 g packages bearing UPC 0 59548 00055 3. All Best Before date codes up to and including 10 JL 08 are affected.

This product was distributed in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

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

The manufacturer, MRS. Dunster’s Inc., located in Sussex, NB is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers: George MacPhee, MRS. Dunster’s at 506-872-1482; and/or CFIA at 1-800-442-2342.

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