Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 03, 2006 23:16 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg in Corn-O-Dog Frankfurter On A Stick

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 3, 2006) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Aliments Dang Ngoc Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg protein not to consume the Corn-O-Dog, a frankfurter on a stick, described below. The affected product contains egg protein which is not declared on the label.

All packages of the following product which do not declare the presence of egg are affected by this alert:

Corn-O-Dog, Frankfurter on a stick in a batter blanket, sold in 900 g size (12 x 75g) packages, bearing UPC 7 74981 80218 1.

This product was distributed in Quebec and the Atlantic provinces.

There have been no reported illnesses 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 manufacturer, Les Aliments Dang Ngoc Inc. Laval, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling this 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:

Les Aliments Dang Ngoc Inc., 450-629-0077 or 514-975-1304 (weekend).

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 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

  • Media enquiries:
    Les Aliments Dang Ngoc Inc.
    (450) 629-0077 or (514) 975-1304 (weekend)
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    (613) 760-4112
    Website: www.cfia-acia.agr.ca