Certain seafood products recalled due to undeclared egg

Starting date:
January 14, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
TFI Foods Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10326

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 14, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on January 9, 2016, has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

TFI Foods Ltd. is recalling certain seafood products from the marketplace because they 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 CFIA's 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
Black Tie Mixed Seafood Balls 454 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 0 61391 11082 2
Dodo Fish Ball 180 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02012 1
Dodo Lobster Flavoured Ball 180 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02014 5
Dodo Vegetable Fish Ball 180 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 219640 201070
None – Imported by Tai Foong International Ltd. Imitation Crab Leg (Longer Size) 1 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02023 7
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Cuttlefish and Fish Ball 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02026 8
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Fish and Vegetable Ball 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 9 55522 43018 0
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Lobster Flavoured Ball 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 9 55522 43017 3
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Saito Fish Ball (Fried) 20g 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02036 7
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Saito Fish Ball (Fried) 25g 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02036 7
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Saito Fish Ball (Plain) 20g 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02035 0
None – Imported by TFI Foods Ltd. Saito Fish Ball (Plain) 25g 2.27 kg All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8 21964 02035 0

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