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

Recall date:
May 13, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Crustacean/Shellfish, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
N/A
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8870

Recall details

Ottawa, May 13, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on April 24, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

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 404 g All codes where clams, sesame seeds and milk do not appear on the label 8 801047 162018

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 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 this product.

More information

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

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