Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 26, 2007 17:40 ET

CFIA/Update-Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg, Milk and Soy in Various Sandwich Products

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2007) - The public warning issued on April 25, 2007 has been updated to include one additional product, the TakeAway Cafe brand Sausage Roll, and to revise the Best Before dates for some products. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited are warning people with allergies to egg, milk and soy proteins not to consume the various sandwich products described below. The affected products contain egg, milk and soy which are not declared on the label.

All "Best Before" dates up to and including 07 MA 15 (May 15, 2007) of the following sandwich products are affected by this alert:



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Brand Product Size UPC Undeclared
allergens
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TakeAway Cafe Sausage Roll 105 g 0 65457 02023 0 Milk, Soy
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TakeAway Cafe Chicken Club Sub 201 g 0 65457 02014 8 Egg, Soy
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North Country Chicken Club Sub 201 g 0 65457 09113 1 Egg, Soy
Foods
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TakeAway Cafe Rib-B-Q Submarine 210 g 0 65457 02045 2 Soy
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North Country Rib-B-Q Submarine 210 g 0 65457 09125 4 Soy
Foods
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TakeAway Cafe Cheese Burger 129 g 0 65457 02006 3 Soy
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North Country Single Cheese Burger 129 g 0 65457 09109 4 Soy
Foods
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TakeAway Cafe Double Cheese Burger 198 g 0 65457 02008 7 Soy
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North Country Double Cheese Burger 198 g 0 65457 09108 7 Soy
Foods
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TakeAway Cafe 1/4 lb Bacon Cheeseburger 191 g 0 65457 02096 4 Soy
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North Country 1/4 lb Bacon Cheeseburger 191 g 0 65457 09124 7 Soy
Foods
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North Country Egg Salad Wedge 190 g 0 65457 09115 5 Milk, Soy
Foods
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North Country Tuna Salad on a Sub Bun 237 g 0 65457 09126 1 Egg, Soy
Foods
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North Country Chicken Salad 192 g 0 65457 09118 6 Egg, Soy
Foods
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All "Best Before" dates up to and including 07 AL 27 (April 27, 2007) of
the following sandwich products are affected by this alert:

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TakeAway Cafe Egg Salad Wedge 190 g 0 65457 02010 0 Milk, Soy
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TakeAway Cafe Tuna Salad on Fancy Sub 237 g 0 65457 02092 6 Egg, Soy
Bun
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TakeAway Cafe Chicken Salad Deli 192 g 0 65457 020520 Egg, Soy
Sandwich
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These products have been distributed in Alberta and British Columbia.

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 egg, milk and soy proteins.

The manufacturer, Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited , Calgary, Alberta, 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:

Clark Stuparyk, Plant Manager Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited 403-250-9105, ext. 212

Barbara Oakes, QA Manager Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited 403-250-9105, ext. 319

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 Eggs, Milk, and Soy, 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
    or
    Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited
    Clark Stuparyk, Plant Manager
    403-250-9105, ext. 212
    or
    Mrs. Willman's Baking Limited
    Barbara Oakes, QA Manager
    403-250-9105, ext. 319