Healthy Times Brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby May Contain Undeclared Wheat and Gluten (Canada Only)

July 29, 2011

NOTE: This recall is only for affected products sold in Canada.

July 29, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to wheat and sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby described below. The affected product may contain wheat or gluten which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby, product of USA, is sold in 6 oz (170 g) packages bearing UPC 0 48685 02188 0 and one of the following code combinations:

Lot 14211; USE BY date 01 MAY 2013
Lot 170111; USE BY date 30 MAY 2013

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat. CFIA is working with the Canadian importers to have the affected product removed from the marketplace.

For more information, consumers can call CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 or visit the CFIA website.