Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 30, 2011 21:30 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA: Undeclared Egg in Certain Irresistibles Brand Cookie Dough & Brownies Ice Cream

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Metro Ontario Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Irresistibles brand Cookie Dough & Brownies Ice Cream described below. The affected product contains egg which is not declared on the label.

Two lot codes of the Irresistibles brand ice cream, sold in 1.5 L containers, are affected by this alert:

Brand Product UPC Code
Irresistibles Cookie Dough &
Brownies Ice Cream
0 59749 90729 3 AGRT 1759 - BNQ1529
xx.xx 053 11
and
AGRT 1759 - BNQ1529
xx.xx 049 11

(xx.xx represents the time stamps in manufacturing)

This product has been distributed in Ontario and Quebec.

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 egg.

Metro Ontario Inc., Etobicoke, Ontario and Metro Richelieu, Montreal, QC are 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 one of the following numbers:

Metro Ontario Customer Care at 1-877-763-7374;

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, one 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: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600