Food Inspection Agency issues dessert recall alert


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Dawn Food Products Montreal Ltd. are warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume the Yiangello brand Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes described below. The affected products contain egg which is not declared on the label.

All best before dates featuring the following item codes are affected by this alert.

The products affected by the alert are the 1.2 kg packages of Cookies & Cream Cheesecake and 500 g packages of Half Moon Cookies & Cream Cheesecake.

These products have been distributed in the province of Quebec.

There has been one reported illness 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 proteins.

The manufacturer, Dawn Food Products Montreal Ltd., 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:

Dawn Foods at 1-800-292-1362, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern or 517-936-8167 after hours; CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 between 8 a.m. 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday.