This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Allergy Alert - Undeclared sulphites in Natural World brand Dried Fungus

Recall / advisory date:
March 14, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Canadian T & J International Development Inc.
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 14, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Canadian T & J International Development Inc. are warning people with sensitivity to sulphites not to consume the Natural World brand Dried Fungus products described below. The affected products contain sulphites which are not declared on the labels.

The following Natural World brand products are affected by this alert:

Fungus 80 g 6 948691 100064
Fungus 200 g 6 948691 100071

The affected products contain no lot codes.

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

Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with sensitivity to sulphites.

The importer, Canadian T & J International Development Inc., Richmond, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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.

Product photos

Printer ready version of photos

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
Date modified: