Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base - Jameed recalled due to undeclared milk

Starting date:
February 24, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Amira Enterprises Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11216

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 24, 2017 - Amira Entreprises Inc. is recalling Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base - Jameed, which is sold individually or in a combination pack with Chef's brand Premium Rice, from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

Correction to the distribution made on February 28, 2017

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 milk, 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
Ziyad Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed 1 kg All codes where milk is not declared on the label 0 74265 00597 1
Ziyad & Chef's Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed & Premium Rice 1.91 kg All codes where milk is not declared on the label 0 74265 01239 9

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