Allergy Alert - Voluntary recall of Michelina's Avantage Wholesome Menu Bowl Sweet and Sour Chicken

    TORONTO, Feb. 15 /CNW/ - Michelina's is voluntarily recalling Michelina's
Avantage Wholesome Menu Bowl Sweet and Sour Chicken, and warning consumers
with allergies to eggs not to consume the product. The affected product may
contain egg which is not declared on the product label.
    The following product is affected, Michelina's Avantage Wholesome Menu
Bowl Sweet and Sour Chicken sold in 312g packages, and bearing
UPC 7 17854 21622 7 and the embossed manufacturing code J7270 which can be
found on the side panel of the packaging. No other Michelina's products are
affected by this alert.
    The affected product was distributed nationally.
    Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening
reaction in persons with allergies to eggs.
    There have been no reports of illness associated with the consumption of
this product. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been advised and
is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
    Consumers who have purchased this product are asked to contact our
Consumer Response Line at 1-800-568-5801 to arrange to have the product
replaced, or return it to the store it was purchased for a full refund or
product replacement.
    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 eggs, one of the nine most common food allergens visit
the Food Allergens web page at For information
on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit the CFIA
web site at

For further information:

For further information: Joel Spoonheim, Michelina's, Contact Ph: (612)

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