Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 19, 2013 00:03 ET

CFIA/Updated Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg in Certain Kinnikinnick Foods Brand Pie Crusts

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2013) -

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The public warning issued on December 29, 2012 has been updated to include an additional Best Before Date.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Kinnikinnick Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume certain Kinnikinnick Foods brand Pie Crusts described below. The affected product contains egg which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Kinnikinnick Foods brand Pie Crusts, is sold frozen in 290 g packages (each containing 2- 8" pie crusts) bearing UPC 6 20133 00600 9 and Best Before Date 2013DE17.

This product has been distributed in Alberta.

There have been no reported 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.

The manufacturer, Kinnikinnick Foods Inc., Edmonton, AB 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:

Kinnikinnick Foods Inc. at 780-424-2900 or by e-mailing info@kinnikinnick.com

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 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

  • Media enquiries:
    Jerry Bigam
    Kinnikinnick Foods Inc.
    780-221-2900

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600