Friday, February 29, 2008


Le texte français suit le texte anglais.


OTTAWA, February 28, 2008 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Canada Safeway Limited are warning people with allergies to milk protein not to consume Safeway Crumpets. The affected crumpets  may contain milk protein which is not declared on the label.

The affected Safeway Crumpets, 6 count, in 264 g packages bear a lot code 0448 C and a UPC 0 58200 18492 1.

This product was distributed on or after February 13, 2008 in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Northwest Territories.
There has been no reported illness 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 protein.

Canada Safeway Limited, Calgary, Alberta 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:

Canada Safeway Limited at 1-800-SAFEWAY;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on milk protein, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at

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Media enquiries:

David Ryzebol
Canada Safeway Limited, Vice President Public Relations and Government Affairs

Fred Jamieson (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Food Recall and Emergency Response

Julie Lacoursière  (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Food Recall and Emergency Response

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