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Food Recall Warning - Rice porridge with abalone, product of Korea, recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Recall date:
- April 3, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Korea Food Trading Ltd.
- New Brunswick, Ontario, Possibly National
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, April 3, 2014 - Korea Food Trading Ltd. is recalling Rice Porridge with Abalone from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|N/A (Korean Characters Only)||Rice Porridge with Abalone||288 g||2015-01-24||8 83298 61617 3|
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Korea Food Trading Ltd.: 905-532-0325
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