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Allergy Alert - Undeclared fish, shrimp and sesame in certain Kimchi products

Recall / advisory date:
October 8, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Crustacean/Shellfish, Allergen - Fish, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
PK Trading Inc.
Distribution:
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6782

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 8, 2011 - The public warning issued on October 7, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products and sizes.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to fish, shrimp and sesame not to consume the Kimchi products described below. The affected products contain allergens which are not declared on the label.

All codes of the following products, imported from Korea, are affected by this alert:

Brand Product Size UPC Allergen(s)
Manufactured by Daesang FNF Corporation Old Fermented Kimchi kg 8 801024 140183 Fish
Shrimp
Manufactured by Daesang FNF Corporation Poggi Kimchi
(Whole Cabbage Kimchi)
kg 8 08248 14402 5 Fish
Shrimp
Sesame
Chongga Mat Kimchi
(Cut Cabbage Kimchi)
1.2 kg 8 08248 14423 0 Fish
Shrimp
Sesame
Manufactured by Daesang FNF Corporation Mat Kimchi 2.5 kg 8 801024 180288 Fish
Shrimp
Manufactured by Daesang FNF Corporation Poggi Kimchi
(Whole Cabbage Kimchi)
kg 8 801024 183319 Fish
Shrimp
Manufactured by Daesang FNF Corporation Yeolmu Kimchi
(Young Radish Leaves Kimchi)
500 g 8 801024 111206 Shrimp

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish, shrimp or sesame.

More information

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page.

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

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