Ziranwei brand dried and preserved products recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Starting date:
August 31, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Summer Star Trading Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11665

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 31, 2017 - Summer Star Trading Co. Ltd. is recalling Ziranwei brand dried and preserved products from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites 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 a sensitivity to sulphites, 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
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums 130 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Kaixin" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Qiaosuan" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Qingren" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Preserved Ginger 130 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Preserved Mandrin 140 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Sour Chinese Olive 200 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179

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