Undeclared eggs and milk in certain Farm Boy brand Plain Croissants

Starting date:
September 24, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Allergy Alert
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 24, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Farm Boy 2012 Inc. are warning people with allergies to eggs and milk not to consume the Farm Boy brand Plain Croissants describe below. The affected product contains egg and milk which are not declared on the label.

This product was sold only at Farm Boy, 499 Terry Fox Drive, Kanata, ON.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to eggs and milk.

The retailer, Farm Boy 2012 Inc., Ottawa, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size UPC Additional info
Farm Boy Plain Croissants sold in packages of 6 units (300 g) 0 210018 203991 PACKED ON date from 2013.SE.20 to 2013.SE.23, inclusive


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For more information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Farm Boy at 613-247-1007 or by e-mailing fbmail@farmboy.ca; or,

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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