Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 22, 2008 01:38 ET

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Hazelnut in Regular 39 Gram Cadbury Mini Eggs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 21, 2008) -

Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/direct/media/.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Cadbury Adams Canada Inc. are warning people with allergies to hazelnut protein not to consume regular milk chocolate Cadbury Mini Eggs (39 g) described below. The affected product may contain hazelnut that is not declared on the label.

The affected product, regular milk chocolate Cadbury Mini Eggs, is sold in a 39 g package bearing UPC 0 61200 08021 6 and lot codes 02457T and 02357T.

This product has been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction to those individuals with allergies to hazelnut protein.

The manufacturer, Cadbury Adams Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, 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 one of the following numbers:

Cadbury Adams Canada Inc. at 1-866-782-3267 betwwen 9-6 Eastern Time

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 except on Monday March 24, 2008).

For information on Tree Nuts, 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
    English
    Shashi Kulkarni
    613-368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    French
    Linda LeBlanc
    613-760-4112
    or
    Cadbury Adams Canada Inc.
    Luisa Girotto
    416-590-5676