Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 16, 2008 18:07 ET

Updated Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg and Milk Proteins in Various Tend-R Cookin' Chicken Products

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml

The public warning issued on April 9, 2008 has been updated to include additional information on product distribution. The affected products were also sold in Quebec.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Tend-R Cookin' Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg or milk proteins not to consume various Tend-R Cookin' Chicken products described below. The affected products contain egg and milk proteins which are not declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

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These products have been distributed in Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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 or milk proteins.

The manufacturer, Tend-R Cookin' Inc., St-John's, NL, 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 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 and Milk, two 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
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    613-755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Recall and Emergency Response
    Julie Lacoursiere (French)
    613-760-4044