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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:13 pm 
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ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED SOY PROTEIN IN HIGH LINER SIGNATURE HADDOCK BREADED FILLETS


OTTAWA, March 28, 2008 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and High Liner Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to soy protein not to consume High Liner Haddock Breaded Fillets described below . The affected product may contain soy protein which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, High Liner Signature Haddock Breaded Fillets, is sold in a 680 g package bearing UPC 0 61763 06790 7 and lot code 8045U.

This product has been distributed nationally.

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

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

The manufacturer, High Liner Foods Inc., Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, 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:

High Liner Foods Inc. at 1-877-991-3474 from 8:30 a.m Eastern Time, Monday to Friday

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 Soy, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labet ... erge.shtml.

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

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Media enquiries:

Claire Milton
High Liner Foods Incorporated
(902)634-8811, extension 3454

Fred Jamieson (English)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Food Recall and Emergency Response
613-760-4376

Julie Lacoursière (French)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Food Recall and Emergency Response
613-760-4044

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