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Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Certain Chocolat Jean-Talon Brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confections

May 14 2013 12:00AM

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The public warning issued on May 2, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confection products described below. The affected products contain egg which is not properly declared on the label.

The following products are affected by this alert:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Brand Product UPC Size Lot code----------------------------------------------------------------------------Chocolat Jean-talon Hollow Milk Flavoured 0 57835 03331 4 300 g All codes Confection, Dog shaped----------------------------------------------------------------------------Chocolat Jean-talon Hollow Milk Flavoured 0 57835 03360 4 300 g All codes Confection, Rabbit shaped----------------------------------------------------------------------------



These products have been distributed in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec. These products may also have been distributed to other provinces.

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.

The manufacturer, Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc., Saint-Laurent, QC, 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 contact:

Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc., 514-333-8540 ; 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/food_allergies.

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.



Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600





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