CFIA Undeclared Gluten in Candy - 2014-2015

CFIA Undeclared Gluten in Candy - 2014-2015 The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten in candies. 586 samples were tested in this survey, and 4 of the samples were found to contain undeclared gluten. 2 positive results were found in hard candy products while the other 2 were found in soft candy products. 3 of these 4 samples were forwarded to the CFIA's Office of Food Safety and Recall (OFSR) to determine if the levels found would pose a health risk to allergic individuals. The extent of the follow-up actions taken by agency is based on the seriousness of the contamination and the health concern as determined by a health risk assessment. 1 soft candy containing undeclared gluten was deemed to represent a health risk and was recalled. 2022-04-15 Canadian Food Inspection Agency cfia.openagency-agenceouverte.acia@canada.ca Information and CommunicationsGlutenCandyallergen CFIA Undeclared Gluten in Candy - 2014-2015CSV https://open.canada.ca/data/dataset/b581a6e0-2bfc-448f-a8b8-a98939f5cf6b/resource/01563f66-79b3-493c-904f-eee3f3bf3141/download/970.csv

The main objective of this survey was to obtain baseline information regarding the presence and levels of undeclared gluten in candies. 586 samples were tested in this survey, and 4 of the samples were found to contain undeclared gluten. 2 positive results were found in hard candy products while the other 2 were found in soft candy products. 3 of these 4 samples were forwarded to the CFIA's Office of Food Safety and Recall (OFSR) to determine if the levels found would pose a health risk to allergic individuals. The extent of the follow-up actions taken by agency is based on the seriousness of the contamination and the health concern as determined by a health risk assessment. 1 soft candy containing undeclared gluten was deemed to represent a health risk and was recalled.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Publisher - Organization Section Name: Science
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

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