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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Master Kong Brand Noodle Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Egg and Sesame

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/14 -- The food recall warning issued on February 13, 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.

New World Imports Ltd. is recalling Master Kong brand noodle products from the marketplace because they contain egg and/or sesame which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg or sesame should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia.

Recalled products


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Brand          Product        Size   UPC                  Codes
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Master Kong    Roasted Beef   100 g  6 900873 715015      All codes where
(Chinese       Noodle -       x 5    6 900873 710171      egg is not
Characters     Instant               (individual          declared on the
only)          Noodles               packages)            label
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Master Kong    Hot Beef       101 g  6 900873 715411      All codes where
(Chinese       Noodle -       x 5    6 900873 710393      egg and sesame are
Characters     Instant               (individual          not declared on
only)          Noodles               packages)            the label
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What you should do

If you have an allergy to egg or sesame, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


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http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290


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Background

This recall was triggered by a complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

Illnesses

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

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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