Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 05, 2013 05:17 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Certain Saman Bakery Brand Crackers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 5, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Saman Bakery are warning people with allergies to eggs not to consume the crackers described below. The affected products contain egg which is not declared on the label.

The following Saman Bakery brand products are affected by this alert:

Product name Format UPC Affected product codes
Crispy Pumpkin Crackers 200 g 8 70839 00201 4 Product with best before dates up to and including 05NO2013 (Nov 5)
Crispy Sunflower Crackers 200 g 8 70839 00120 8 Product with best before dates up to and including 05NO2013 (Nov 5)
Crispy Almond Crackers 200 g 8 70839 00190 1 Product with best before dates up to and including 05NO2013 (Nov 5)

These products have been distributed in Alberta and British Columbia.

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.

The manufacturer, Saman Bakery, North Vancouver, BC, 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 contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For information on 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://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls

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