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2012-07-05

Healthy Time Brown Rice Cereal for Baby - contains gluten which is not declared on the label

The following recall notice is from HSW:


Event Update - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to gluten not to consume the Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby described here. The affected product contains gluten which is not declared on the label. The CFIA is re-issuing this alert as affected product may still be in the marketplace.
See Product Details tab for specifics on the affected items.This product has been distributed nationally.
There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.
Consumption of the product(s) described here may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies/sensitivities to the above mentioned allergen(s). See HazardDetails tab for more information.For more information, consumers and industry can call 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).

Note: This is a CFIA Class II recall (Moderate risk): The CFIA will requests a Class II recall for a food product when eating or drinking that product will most likely lead to short-term or non-life threatening health problems. The chance of any serious health symptoms is low in healthy populations. The CFIA issues a public warning for some Class II recalls based on the risk assessment and other criteria, such as the severity of symptoms in vulnerable populations (children, pregnant women, seniors, etc.)

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