Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 24, 2010 13:55 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats Holiday Village Kits

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 24, 2010) -

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The Public warning issued on December 23, 2010 has been expanded to include all codes of the affected product and wider distribution.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Brand Castle LLC are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats Holiday Village Kits described below. The icing portion of the affected product contains egg which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats Holiday Village Kit, is sold in a 666g package bearing UPC 8 44527 02106 9. All Best By dates are affected by this alert.

This product is known to have been distributed in Michaels, Winners and HomeSense stores across Canada. However it may have been sold in other stores as well.

There has been one reported reaction 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, Brand Castle LLC, Chicago, IL, is voluntarily recalling the affected 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:

Brand Castle LLC at 216-292-7700 (8:30 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Time, Monday to Friday); or,

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.

An image of the product is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/rice-krispies.jpg

Contact Information

  • Brand Castle, LLC
    James Zeilinger
    216-292-7700
    or
    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600