Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Various imported corn snacks recalled due to undeclared peanut, wheat, gluten, egg and soy

Recall date:
May 19, 2017
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Uncle T's foods Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
11421

Recall details

Ottawa, May 19, 2017 - Uncle T Foods Inc. is recalling various imported corn snacks from the marketplace because they may contain peanut, wheat, gluten, egg and soy which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut, wheat, egg and soy or a sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Hsia Hsia Chiao (Chinese only) Artificial Chicken Flv. Corn Chip 125 g All codes where peanut, egg, gluten and wheat are not declared 4710280212234
Hsia Hsia Chiao (Chinese only) King Crab Flv. Corn Chip 110 g All codes where peanut, soy and egg are not declared 4710280212241
Hsia Hsia Chiao (Chinese only) Corn Chip 110 g All codes where peanut, soy, egg, gluten and wheat are not declared 4710280212678
Hsia Hsia Chiao (Chinese only) Corn Chip with Chili Flv. 125 g All codes where peanut, soy, egg, gluten and wheat are not declared 4710280231778
Hsia Hsia Chiao (Chinese only) Corn Cracker 125 g All codes where peanut, soy, egg, gluten and wheat are not declared 4710280231778

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to peanut, wheat, egg and soy, or a sensitivity to gluten, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

Illnesses

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of one 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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Media enquiries

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