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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Imitation Meat Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Egg and Mustard

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/07/14 -- Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1pOEdd0

The food recall warning issued on May 30, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling imitation meat products from the marketplace because they contain egg and mustard which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg or mustard should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces.

Recalled products


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Brand         Product       Size    UPC             Codes
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Chaste Je Way Vegetarian    250 g   4 714033 522786 All codes where egg is
              Bacon                                 not declared on the
                                                    label
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Chaste Je Way Vegetarian    500 g   4 714033 523929 All codes where egg is
              Bacon                                 not declared on the
                                                    label
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Chaste Je Way Vegetarian    1000 g  4 714033 523356 All codes where egg is
              Bacon                                 not declared on the
                                                    label
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N/A (Chinese  Vegetarian    500 g   4 714033 523363 All codes where egg is
characters    Hamslice                              not declared on the
only)                                               label
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Chin Hsin     Vegan Chicken 3000 g  4 710747 440118 Lot code 2015 04 28
              Nuggets                               where egg is not
                                                    declared on the label
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Reshine       Vegan Chicken 490 g   30031           All codes where egg is
              Nuggets                               not declared on the
                                                    label
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N/A (Chinese  Vegan Citrus  6.6 lbs 30020           All codes where egg is
characters    Spare Ribs                            not declared on the
only)                                               label
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Reshine       Vegan Citrus  490 g   11288           All codes where egg is
              Spare Ribs                            not declared on the
                                                    label
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N/A (Chinese  Vegan Gong Bao6.6 lbs none            Lot code 2015 02 16
characters    Chicken                               where egg is not
only)                                               declared on the label
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Reshine       Vegan Gong Bao490 g   13369           All codes where egg is
              Chicken                               not declared on the
                                                    label
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Chin Hsin     Vegan Chicken 3 kg    4 710747 440477 Lot code 2015 04 28
              Strips                                where egg is not
                                                    declared on the label
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DSI           Veggie Gong   200 g   6 76457 00180   All codes where egg and
              Bao Chicken                           mustard are not declared
                                                    on the label
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DSI           Veggie Chicken200 g   6 76457 00096   All codes where egg and
              Nuggets                               mustard are not declared
                                                    on the label
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What you should do

If you have an allergy to egg or mustard, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

- Learn more about common food allergies: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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