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Allergy Alert - Undeclared eggs in certain frozen dumplings from Korea

Recall / advisory date:
January 7, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Seoul Trading Corporation
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
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Advisory details

Ottawa, January 7, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Seoul Trading Corporation are warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume certain Misori brand and Choripdong brand frozen dumpling products described below. The affected products contain egg which is not declared on the label.

The following frozen dumpling products, imported from Korea, are affected by this alert:

Brand Product Size UPC Lot Code
Misori Vermicelli Dumpling 675 g 8 803147 102956 26 .12 . 2011 A
Choripdong Vegetable Dumpling 540 g 8 803147 101942 2010 . 05 . 28 D

These products have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

There has been no reported allergic reaction 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 importer, Seoul Trading Corporation, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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