Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly breaded shrimp and VistaMar brand Gourmet breaded shrimp recalled due to undeclared egg

Starting date:
February 1, 2018
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:
Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
12006

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 1, 2018 - Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd. is recalling Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly breaded shrimp and VistaMar brand Gourmet breaded shrimp 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 it/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
Tavora Butterfly breaded shrimp 0.9 kg Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y
8 86715 01471 2
Alianca Butterfly breaded shrimp 0.9 kg Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y
8 86715 01470 5
VistaMar Gourmet breaded shrimp 908 g Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y
8 16548 00220 4

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