Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 09, 2010 21:54 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Languly Brand Sandwich Cookies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Fukuda Trading Co. Ltd. are warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume the Languly brand sandwich cookie products described below. The affected products contain egg which is not declared on the label.

All codes of the following products are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC
Vanilla Cream Sandwich Langue De Chat Cookies 132 g 4 901050 115187
Chocolate Cream Sandwich Langue De Chat Cookies 132 g 4 901050 115170

These products have been distributed in the province of British Columbia.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of this these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to egg proteins.

The Importer, Fukuda Trading Co. Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia, 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 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.

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Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600