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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Woongjin brand rice beverage recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
July 15, 2016
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Korea Food Trading Ltd., T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10784, 10791

Recall details

Ottawa, July 15, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on July 8, 2016 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 Woongjin brand rice beverage from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Woongjin Morning Rice Rice Drink 500 mL All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 124528
Woongjin Morning Rice Beverage 500 mL All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 124528
Woongjin Morning Rice Rice Drink 1.5 L All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 123446
Woongjin Morning Rice Beverage 1500 mL All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 123446
Woongjin Non carbonated soft drink 1.5 L All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 123446
Woongjin Morning Rice 15 x 180 mL All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 8 801382 128519

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 milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported 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.

Product photos

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Woongjin - Morning Rice  Rice Drink

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - 1.5 Litre

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - 1.5 Litre

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - 1.5 Litre - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Rice Drink - 1.5 Litre - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage - 1500 millilitre

Woongjin - Morning Rice Beverage - 1500 millilitre

Woongjin - Non carbonated soft drink

Woongjin - Non carbonated soft drink

Woongjin - Morning Rice - 15 x 180 millilitre

Woongjin - Morning Rice - 15 x 180 millilitre

Woongjin - Morning Rice - 15 x 180 millilitre - label

Woongjin - Morning Rice - 15 x 180 millilitre - label

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613-773-6600
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