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CFIA/Updated Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg and Milk in Yum Yum Food Brand Shrimp Wonton and Shrimp Dumpling

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- The public warning issued on February 9, 2013 has been updated to include two additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Yum Yum Food are warning people with allergies to egg or milk not to consume, and retailers not to sell, the Yum Yum Food brand Shrimp Wonton and Shrimp Dumpling products described below. The affected products contain egg and milk which are not declared on the label.

All codes of the following Yum Yum Food brand products, which are sold frozen, are affected by this alert:


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Product                                        Size                      UPC
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Shrimp Wonton                                 200 g          8 30121 10015 6
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Shrimp Dumpling                               170 g          8 30121 10016 3
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These products have been distributed in Ontario.

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to egg or milk.

The manufacturer, Yum Yum Food, Toronto, Ontario is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Yum Yum Food at 416-297-0688;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contacts:
CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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