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

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 30, 2012) -

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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 following product, which is sold frozen, is affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC Best Before Dates
Kinnikinnick FoodsPie Crusts 290 g
(Each package contains
 2 - 8" pie crusts)
6 20133 00600 9 2013NO20
2013NO21
2013DE11
2013DE14

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, but may have been distributed nationally.

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:
Media enquiries:
Jerry Bigam
Kinnikinnick Foods Inc.
780-221-2900
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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