Ottawa, September 19, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and The Poultry Place are warning people with allergies to egg and wheat not to consume certain The Poultry Place brand Chicken wings described below. The affected products contain egg or wheat which is not declared on the label.
The following The Poultry Place brand products are affected by this alert:
|Krispy Chicken Wings||2 lb||BEST BEFORE up to and including 13MR11||egg|
|Marinated Chicken Wings||2 lb and 3 lb||BEST BEFORE up to and including 13MR11||wheat|
These products have been distributed in Ontario.
There have been no reported reactions 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 and wheat.
The manufacturer, The Poultry Place, Saint Jacobs, ON 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 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 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.
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