Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 04, 2010 22:22 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg or Milk in Certain Honig Brand Soup Mixes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg or milk not to consume certain Honig brand soup products described below, where egg or milk is not declared on the label in English and French.

All lot codes of the following Honig brand products, imported from the Netherlands, where egg or milk is not declared on the label in English and French, are affected by this alert.

A list of affected products is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/hoia.pdf

These products may have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to egg or milk.

The CFIA is working with importers to have the affected products removed from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the 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 egg and milk, two of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit our web site at: www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600