Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 30, 2012 22:11 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 30, 2012) - The public warning issued on January 27, 2012 has been expanded to include additional products and to clarify distribution.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Bin Bin brand Rice Crackers 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
Bin Bin brand Snow Rice Crackers 150g 8 852098 700124
Bin Bin brand Rice Crackers Jumbo Bag 450g 8 852098 701510
Bin Bin brand Rice Crackers 450g 6 84431 00113 5

These products have been distributed nationally.

There has been one reported allergic reaction 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.

The CFIA is working with the Canadian importers to remove 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.

Contact Information

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