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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1lkCCoh

The food recall warning issued on April 24, 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 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 product has been sold in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and may also have been distributed in other provinces.

Recalled product


  ------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Brand        Product        Size      UPC                Codes
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------
  N/A (Korean  Rice Porridge  404 g     8 801047 162018    All codes where
  characters   with Vegetable                              clams, sesame
  only)                                                    seeds and milk
                                                           do not appear
                                                           on the label
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290


--  Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

More information


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

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