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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Rice Porridge Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Shellfish, Milk and Sesame

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- Product photos are available at: http://bit.ly/1iT8oeB

Industry is recalling Rice Porridge products from the marketplace because they contain shellfish, milk and/or sesame seeds which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to shellfish, milk or sesame should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia and may also have been distributed in other provinces.

Recalled products


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Brand          Product        Size    UPC                  Codes
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N/A (Korean    Rice Porridge  285 g   8 83298 61801 6      All codes where
characters     with Vegetable                              clams, sesame
only)                                                      seeds and milk do
                                                           not appear on the
                                                           label
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N/A (Korean    Rice Porridge  285 g   8 801047 161554      All codes where
characters     with Pine Nuts                              sesame seeds do
only)                                                      not appear on the
                                                           label
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What you should do

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


--  Learn more about common food allergies:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml


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Background

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.

Illnesses

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

More information


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

Contacts:
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613-773-6600

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