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Allergy Alert - Undeclared egg in certain Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confections

Recall / advisory date:
May 2, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc.
Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, May 2, 2013 - 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.

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.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Chocolat Jean-Talon Hollow Milk Flavoured Confection, Dog shaped 300 g All codes 0 57835 03331 4
Chocolat Jean-Talon Hollow Milk Flavoured Confection, Rabbit shaped 300 g All codes 0 57835 03360 4

More information

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.

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

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