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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed recalled due to undeclared milk

Recall date:
February 28, 2017
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Milk
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Amira Enterprises Inc., Family Fruit Market
Alberta , British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
11216, 11227

Recall details

Ottawa, February 28, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on February 24, 2017 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed, which is sold individually or in a combination pack with Chef's brand Premium Rice, 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
Ziyad Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed 1 kg All codes where milk is not declared on the label 0 74265 00597 1
Ziyad & Chef's Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed & Premium Rice 1.91 kg All codes where milk is not declared on the label 0 74265 01239 9

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.


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.


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

More information

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