Rice Porridge product recalled due to undeclared shellfish, milk and sesame

Starting date:
May 13, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Crustacean/Shellfish, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
N/A
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8870

Advisory 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.

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

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.

Affected products

Affected 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

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