Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 28, 2012 00:35 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Certain Bin Bin Brand Snow Rice Crackers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2012) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Bin Bin brand Snow Rice Crackers described below. The affected product contains egg which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Bin Bin brand Snow Rice Crackers, is sold in 150g packages bearing UPC 8 852098 700124. All codes are affected.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba and may have been distributed nationally.

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.

The CFIA is working with the Canadian importers to remove 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 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