Assi brand fish paste products recalled due to undeclared egg

Starting date:
March 18, 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:
Korea Food Trading Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
10472

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 18, 2016 - Korea Food Trading Ltd. is recalling Assi brand fish paste 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 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
Assi Stick Man Fish Cake - Fish Paste Product 140 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 0 81652 19327 2
Assi Fish Paste Product 272 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 0 81652 19340 1
Assi Fish Paste Product 320 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 0 81652 19336 4
Assi Fish Paste Product 350 g All codes where egg is not declared on the label 0 81652 19339 5

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Korea Food Trading Ltd., Telephone: (905) 532-0325 or Fax: (905) 532-0430

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