Allergy Alert - Undeclared egg in Kraft Tartar Sauce

OTTAWA, April 14 /CNW/ - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Kraft Canada are warning people not to consume Kraft Tartar Sauce described below. The affected product has an incorrect back label and contains egg ingredients which are not declared on the label.

    
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    Brand   Product          UPC        Size    Allergen   Best Before Dates
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    Kraft   Tartar Sauce  0 683071 9   355 ml   Egg        10 OC 02
                                                           10 OC 08
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These products have been distributed in Canada.

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.

Kraft Canada, Toronto, Ontario 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 one of the following numbers:

Kraft Canada Consumer Relations at 1-800-396-5512. 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, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/eggoeue.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.inspection.gc.ca.

SOURCE Kraft Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media enquiries: Kraft Canada, (416) 441-5610; CFIA Media Relations, (613) 773-6600

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