Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 13, 2009 21:49 ET

Warning: Allergy Alert - Undeclared Eggs and Soy in Crown Brand Cereal Cookie

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2009) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to eggs and soy not to consume the Crown brand Cereal Cookie described below. The affected product contains eggs and soy which are not declared on the label.

All Best Before date codes of the Crown brand Cereal Cookie, made in China and sold in 183 g packages bearing UPC 8 801111 614634, are affected by this alert. This product is known to have been distributed in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. However, it may have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to eggs or soy.

The importer is voluntarily recalling the affected product 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 eggs and soy, two of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/eggoeue.shtml

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/soye.shtml

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600