Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 25, 2013 02:33 ET

Warning: Allergy Alert-Undeclared Eggs and Milk in Certain Farm Boy Brand Plain Croissants

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Farm Boy 2012 Inc. are warning people with allergies to eggs and milk not to consume the Farm Boy brand Plain Croissants described below. The affected product contains egg and milk which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, Farm Boy brand Plain Croissants, were sold in packages of 6 units (300 g) bearing UPC 0 210018 203991 and a PACKED ON date from 2013.SE.20 to 2013.SE.23, inclusive.

This product was sold only at Farm Boy, 499 Terry Fox Drive, Kanata, ON.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to eggs and milk.

The retailer, Farm Boy 2012 Inc., Ottawa, ON, 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 contact:

Farm Boy at 613-247-1007 or by e-mailing fbmail@farmboy.ca; or,

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

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://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls

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:
    Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
    613-247-1007

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600