Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 22, 2007 02:22 ET

CFIA: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Soy, Egg, and Milk in Certain Rick's Sandwich Products

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to soy, egg, and milk proteins not to consume Rick's sandwich products described below. The affected products contain soy, egg, and milk proteins which are not declared on the label.



All " Best Before" codes are affected by this alert:
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Product UPC Undeclared Allergen
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Bacon Cheese Burgers 0 775322 010562 Soy
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Double Burger 0 775322 010579 Soy
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Mozza Chicken Breast 0 775322 010982 Soy
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Super BBQ Rib 0 775322 010913 Soy
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Chicken Ceasar 0 775322 011026 Soy and Egg
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Super Donair 0 775322 010586 Milk
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Super Loaded 0 775322 011101 Soy and Egg
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Chicken Salad 0 775322 010319 Soy and Egg
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Egg Sandwich 0 775322 010357 Soy
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The affected products have been distributed in Nova Scotia.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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

The manufacturer, Rick's Fine Foods Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, 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 Soy, Eggs, and Milk, three 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
    Shashi Kulkarni (English)
    (613) 368-1622
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Linda Leblanc (French)
    (613) 760-4112
    Website: www.cfia-acia.agr.ca