Ying Xiang brand frozen seafood products recalled due to undeclared egg

Starting date:
January 7, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Ying Xiang Food Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10313

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 7, 2016 - Ying Xiang Food Inc. is recalling Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) brand frozen seafood products from the marketplace because they may contain egg which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg 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 egg, 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
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Boiled Fish Ball 210 g 8 82230 01046 8 All codes where egg is not declared on the label
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Boiled Squid Ball 210 g 8 82230 01047 5 All codes where egg is not declared on the label
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Crab Flavoured Fish Ball 210 g 8 82230 01050 5 All codes where egg is not declared on the label
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Shrimp Ball 210 g 8 82230 01051 2 All codes where egg is not declared on the label
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Spice Fish Cake 210 g 8 82230 01049 9 All codes where egg is not declared on the label
Ying Xiang (Chinese characters only) Vegetable Fish Cake 210 g 8 82230 01045 1 All codes where egg is not declared on the label

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