Dried sweet potato slices recalled due to undeclared sulphites
- Starting date:
- May 14, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Sulphites
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Merilin International Trading Inc.
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, May 14, 2014 - Merilin International Trading Inc. is recalling dried sweet potato slices from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.
What you should do
If you have a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||UPC||Additional info|
|N/A (Chinese Characters Only)||Sweet Potato Slice||170 g||6 932692 228582||All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label.|
|N/A (Chinese Characters Only)||Sweet Potato Slice||170 g||6 932692 228599||All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label.|
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