Imitation meat products recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, and mustard

Starting date:
May 29, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Mustard
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Happy Veggie World Ltd., Veggie Paradise
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8900

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 29, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on May 16, 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 imitation meat products from the marketplace because they contain egg, milk, and mustard which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg, milk, or mustard should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

If you have an allergy to egg, milk, or 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 allergic 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 products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Chin Hsin Vegan Chicken Nuggets 3000 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 710747 440118
Veggie Paradise Meatless Ginger Chili Infusion 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 8 13794 00009 1
Chin Hsin Vegan Lemon Chicken 3000 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 710747 440095
Happy Veggie Vegan Lemongrass Chicken 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1085
Happy Veggie Vegan Lemongrass Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1 81715 00326 2
Hearts Choices Vegan Lemongrass Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label none
Chin Hsin Vegetarian Gong Bao Chicken 3000 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 710747 440187
Happy Veggie Vegan Imitation Chicken
(Gong Bao Flavor)
1 kg All codes where egg and mustard are not declared on the label 1 81715 90048 6
Happy Veggie Vegan Gong Bao Chicken 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1016
Happy Veggie Vegan Gong Bao Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1 81715 00008 7
Hearts Choices Vegan Kung Pao Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label none
Veggie Paradise Meatless Kung Pao Madness 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 8 13794 00006 0
Chin Hsin Vegetarian Spicy Chicken 3000 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 710747 440194
Happy Veggie Vegan Seasoned Chicken 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1080
Happy Veggie Vegan Seasoned Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1 81715 00307 1
Hearts Choices Vegan Seasoned Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label none
Chin Hsin Vegan Chicken Strips 3 kg All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 4 710747 440477
Happy Veggie Vegan Chicken Strips 500 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label 1029
Hearts Choices Vegan Plain Chicken 300 g All codes where mustard is not declared on the label none
Hearts Choices Vegetarian Bacon 300 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label none
Happy Veggie Vegetarian Bacon 300 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 1 81715 00026 1
Happy Veggie Vegetarian Bacon 500 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 522786
Happy Veggie Vegan Fu Zhou Balls 300 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 2107

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