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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Rice Porridge products recalled due to undeclared shellfish, milk and sesame

Recall date:
April 24, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Crustacean/Shellfish, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Han-Ka Export Import Ltd., Korea Food Trading Ltd., Natusoy Foods Ltd., Pan Asia Food Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8818, 8821, 8823, 8824

Recall details

Ottawa, April 24, 2014 - Industry is recalling Rice Porridge products from the marketplace because they contain shellfish, milk and/or sesame seeds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to shellfish, milk or sesame should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Rice Porridge with Vegetable 285 g All codes where clams, sesame seeds and milk do not appear on the label 8 83298 61801 6
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Rice Porridge with Pine Nuts 285 g All codes where sesame seeds do not appear on the label 8 801047 161554

What you should do

If you have an allergy to shellfish, milk or sesame, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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

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