Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 01, 2007 22:01 ET

Allergy Alert/CFIA-Undeclared Egg in Certain Sandwich Factory Brand Sub Sandwiches

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 1, 2007) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume certain Sandwich Factory brand Sub Sandwiches described below. The affected products contain egg proteins which is not declared on the label.

All " Best Before" codes of the following Sandwich Factory brand Sub Sandwiches, prepared for Go Snacks Distribution, are affected by this alert:

1. Steak Works Sub, sold in a 160 g package bearing UPC 6 21809 00012 3

2. Super Steak Sub, sold in a 150 g package bearing UPC 6 21809 00013 0

The affected products have been distributed in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

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 proteins.

The manufacturer, Atlantic Prepared Foods Limited, Alberton, Prince Edward Island, is voluntarily recalling the affected products 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, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.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

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Fred Jamieson(English)
    613-760-4376
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Linda Leblanc(French)
    613-760-4112