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Presence of Egg White in Caffreys Easter Eggs

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Summary
Allergy Alert Notification:

2011.A08

Allergen(s):

Egg

Product Identification:

Caffreys Easter Eggs (Covered Mallow Eggs) sold loose from display box – see photo.

Message:

These covered mallow eggs are sold loose from a display box (see photo). ‘Albumin’ is declared on the list of ingredients on the display box. The source of the albumin used is egg. However, egg is not stated on the label. This makes the product unsafe for those consumers who are allergic or intolerant to egg or its constituents. All new boxes of this product have been correctly labelled. There may be some boxes with incorrect labels remaining in shops.

Easter egg

The implicated product is unsafe for those consumers who are allergic or intolerant to egg or its constituents.