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

Starting date:
May 14, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Allergy Alert
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc.
Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 14, 2013 - The public warning issued on May 2, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information.

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.

These products have been distributed in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec. These products may also have been distributed to other provinces.

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

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


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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.