Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat

Starting date:
June 5, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Crustacean/Shellfish, Allergen - Egg, Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Soy, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Seoul Trading Corp.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
13028

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 5, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on June 1, 2019 has been updated to include additional allergen and product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Seoul Trading Corp. is recalling certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes from the marketplace because they contain egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg, milk, oyster, soy, or wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders 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, milk, oyster, soy, or wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. 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
Daesang Boc Rice (seasoning – beef flavour) 24 g All codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801052 404004
Daesang Boc Rice (seasoning – shrimp flavour) 24 g All codes where milk and oyster are not declared on the label 8 801052 404011
Daesang Boc Rice (seasoning – vegetable flavour) 24 g All codes where egg and oyster are not declared on the label 8 801052 404028
Daesang Seafood Rice Sprinkles (seasoning) 24 g All codes where egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat are not declared on the label 8 801052 724874
Daesang Beef Rice Sprinkles (seasoning) 24 g All codes where egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat are not declared on the label 8 801052 724850
Daesang Vegetable Rice Sprinkles (seasoning) 24 g All codes where egg, milk, and oyster are not declared on the label 8 801052 724867

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Seoul Trading Corp.: 604-468-7790

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