King's Vegetarian and Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food brand dim sum products recalled due to undeclared wheat, soy, sesame and sulphites

Starting date:
July 11, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Sesame Seeds, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Sulphites, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
King's Vegetarian Food Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, Prince Edward Island, Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8962

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 11, 2014 - King's Vegetarian Food Manufacturing Co. is recalling dim sum products from the marketplace because they contain wheat, soy, sesame and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat, soy or sesame or a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

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 wheat, soy, or sesame or a sensitivity to sulphites do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

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

Background

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
King's Vegetarian H.K. BBQ Buns 360g±10g All products where wheat, soy and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00028 8
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Vegetarian Five Grains Rice Dumpling 280 g All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00032 5
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Vegetarian Sticky Rice Dumpling 300 g All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00034 9
King's Vegetarian Dumplings 12 pcs All products where wheat, soy, sesame and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00033 2
King's Vegetarian Wheat Veggie Buns 320±10g All products where sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00036 3
King's Vegetarian Vegetable Buns 320±10g All products where wheat, soy, sesame powder and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00020 2
King's Vegetarian Spring Rolls 1kg
250g
All products where wheat, soy, sesame powder and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00044 8
8 50083 00025 7
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian No product name on the label – Assorted vegetarian platter 700g,
500g,
500g,
300g
All products where sesame and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients 7 76703 69382 4
7 76703 28429 9
7 76703 69383 1
7 76703 69390 9
King's Vegetarian Sticky Rice Wrap 780±5g All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00026 4
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Fried Gluten 110±5g All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00027 1
King's Vegetarian Redbean Buns 320±10g All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00029 5
King's Vegetarian Barbeque Buns 360±10g All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00038 7
King's Vegetarian Curry Buns 320±10g All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients 8 50083 00037 0

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