Crown brand Imitation Crab Sticks recalled due to undeclared egg

Starting date:
March 11, 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:
Ocean Packers Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10446

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 11, 2016 - Ocean Packers Inc. is recalling Crown brand Imitation Crab Sticks 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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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
Crown Imitation Crab Stick 500 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8854241 001942
Crown Imitation Crab Stick 500 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 8854241 001935

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