CFIA Undeclared Allergens and Gluten in Processed Fish and Seafood - 2015-2016
The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) (one of the milk proteins), egg, soy and gluten in prepackaged processed fish and seafood products. Of 600 samples tested, approximately 26 were found to contain undeclared allergens. The most prevalent allergens in the dried fish products were BLG and gluten while egg and soy were more common in frozen fish products.14 products from this survey containing undeclared gluten or egg were deemed to represent a health risk and were recalled.
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Publisher - Organization Section Name: Science
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
Data and Resources
CFIA Undeclared Allergens and Gluten in Processed Fish and Seafood - 2015-2016CSVEnglish French dataset CSV