Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 07, 2012 21:55 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg, Milk and Wheat in Certain Bin Bin Brand Spicy Snow Rice Crackers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2012) - The public warning issued on January 30, 2012 has been expanded to include another product and additional allergens.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg, milk and wheat not to consume the Bin Bin brand Spicy Snow Rice Crackers described below. The affected product contains egg, milk and wheat which is not declared on the label.

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

Product Size UPC
Bin Bin brand Spicy Snow Rice Crackers 145g 8 852098 703163

This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported allergic reactions 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, milk and wheat.

The CFIA is working with the Canadian importers to remove the affected product 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, milk and wheat, three 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