According to the latest press-release from the FDA, Kinnikinnick Foods, one of the renowned names in the American food and bakery sector has issued a warning notification for consumers who are allergic to ‘Egg’ and egg containing products. According to the notification issued by the company, people who are allergic to eggs should avoid consuming “Kinnikinnick Frozen Pie Crust” because it contains Egg products which may not be indicated on an applied ingredient label. However, products without an ingredient label applied to the box are not subject to this recall as they correctly list the product as containing eggs.

The product being recalled is:

  • Kinnikinnick Pie Crust (frozen)
  • Weight: 290 g/10 oz Qty/Pkg: 2
  • UPC: 62013300600 9

Lot numbers for the recalled products are:

  • BB2013NO30
  • BB2013DE12
  • BB2013DE13
  • BB2013DE14
  • BB2013DE17

There have been no reported illnesses associated with this recall but still the notification was issued as a part of the precautionary measures that company usually takes to ensure safety of consumers. The company has also requested people already having affected lots of products to return to the place of their purchase with a full refund.

Consumers can contact Kinnikinnick Foods by calling 780-424-2900 or by emailing info@kinnikinnick.com.

About Egg Allergy

Eggs in themselves aren’t bad on the contrary it’s one of the richest sources of protein; however problem arises when someone’s body is allergic to egg. The immune system of the body is meant at fighting infection and protecting the body, however, when someone is allergic to a food, like eggs, the immune system overreacts to proteins in that food.

Symptoms of egg allergy

  • Trouble breathing
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Tightening of throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Hives
  • Swelling
  • Sudden drop in blood pressure

Treatment of egg allergy

Currently there is no sure shot cure for egg allergy. The best way to get rid of the negative impact of this is by avoiding egg and egg containing products by those who are allergic to it. For people with serious allergies to eggs, urticaria (hives) and inflammation can occur and as such, doctors suggest that such  person should carry around an “epinephrine auto-injector”

About Kinnikinnick Foods

Kinnikinnick Food is one of the renowned names in the American food and bakery sector. The company offers high quality food products to people with special needs. The company takes pride in providing delicious products to those people with special dietary needs in North America. In last few years the company has emerged as one of the leading producers of Alternative Foods.