Ottogi curry products recalled due to undeclared mustard

Starting date:
November 14, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
PK Trading Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9458

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 14, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on October 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 Ottogi curry products from the marketplace because they contain mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard 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 mustard, 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 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
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (medium) 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010427
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (medium) 100 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010120
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (hot) 100g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010137
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (medium) 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010427
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (medium) 100 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010120
N/A (Korean Characters Only) Ottogi Curry (hot) 100g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label. 8 801045 010137

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