Serengeti Trading brand ready-to-eat meat products recalled due to undeclared mustard and sulphites

Starting date:
December 12, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Mustard, Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
SA Sausages
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
9527

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 12, 2014 - SA Sausages is recalling Serengeti Trading brand ready-to-eat meat products from the marketplace because they contain mustard or sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard 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 mustard 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 Additional info
Serengeti Trading Chilli Bites Various* All codes where mustard is not declared None *Product is sold clerk served with a label on the product. It is typically sold as a package of 200 g, but any weight can be requested and labelled by the clerk.
Serengeti Trading Traditional Droewors Various* All codes where sulphites are not declared None *Product is sold clerk served with a label on the product. It is typically sold as a package of 200 g, but any weight can be requested and labelled by the clerk.

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