The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Pita-Break Inc., are warning consumers with allergies to soy protein and sesame seeds not to consume Pita-Break Brand Breakfast Muesli and Multi Grain flatbreads, because they contain soy protein and sesame seeds that are not declared on the labels.
The following Pita-Break products are affected by this alert.
1.Breakfast Muesli, 450g, UPC 6 6416410011 4, All codes up to and including the code JA28.
2. Multi Grain, 450g, UPC 6 6416410002 2, All codes up to and including the code of JA28.
These product labels do not list the components of the “12 grain/seed” mix. The “12 grain/seed” mix contains cracked wheat, cracked rye, soya grits, barley grits, corn meal, millet meal, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flax seeds, duram grits, rolled oats and cracked triticale.
Toronto, Ontario-based Pita-Break Inc. is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. They were distributed in Ontario and Quebec.
Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to soy protein and sesame seeds. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
For more information, consumers and industry can call Pita-Break Inc., or the
CFIA at one of the following numbers:
Pita-Break Inc.: Alon Ozery
Tel.: (416) 630-4224
after hours (416) 298-3651
Fax: (416) 630-4217
CFIA: In the province of Quebec 1-800-561-3350; In other provinces and territories 1-800-442-2342.