Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Master Kong brand noodle products recalled due to undeclared egg

Recall date:
February 13, 2014
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
New World Imports Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8619

Recall details

Ottawa, February 13, 2014 - New World Imports Ltd. is recalling Master Kong brand noodle products from the marketplace because they contain egg which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in BC.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Master Kong
(Chinese Characters only)
Roasted Beef Noodle – Instant Noodles 100 g x 5 G20131114 13B2 6 900873 715015
6 900873 710171
(individual packages)
Master Kong
(Chinese Characters only)
Hot Beef Noodle – Instant Noodles 101 g x 5 G20131216 13A2 6 900873 715411
6 900873 710393
(individual packages)

What you should do

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

Background

This recall was triggered by a complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600