Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 13, 2010 01:27 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Yiangello Brand Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Dawn Food Products Montreal Ltd. are warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume the Yiangello brand Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes described below. The affected products contain egg which is not declared on the label.

All best before dates featuring the following item codes are affected by this alert.

Product Size UPC / Item code
Cookies & Cream Cheesecake 1.2 kg 6 26217 00431 2 Item# C0431
Half Moon Cookies & Cream Cheesecake 500 g 6 26217 00440 4 Item# H0440

These products have been distributed in the province of Quebec.

There has been one reported illness 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 proteins.

The manufacturer, Dawn Food Products Montreal Ltd., 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 one of the following numbers:

Dawn Foods at 1-800-292-1362, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern or 517-936-8167 after hours;

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

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600
    or
    Dawn Food Products, Inc.
    Stephen Lee
    Office: 517-768-4275