ACIA/Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg in Certain Fish Tempura Sticks

Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:32am EST

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 19, 2013 - 01:31:51 AM

ACIA/Allergy Alert-Undeclared Egg in Certain Fish Tempura Sticks

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2013) - 

Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/Wq0UC4.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Taiwan Food Products Ltd. are
warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Fish Tempura Sticks
described below. The affected product may contain egg which is not declared on
the label.

The affected product, Fish Tempura Sticks, is sold frozen in 365g packages
bearing UPC 7 77576 00410 6. The affected packages bear the date codes EXP
2013 09 12 or EXP 2013 09 13.

This product has been distributed in Alberta and British Columbia.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption
of this product.

Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction
in persons with allergies to egg.

The manufacturer, Taiwan Food Products Ltd., Surrey, British Columbia, is
voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is
monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the following numbers:

Benson Wang, Taiwan Food Products Ltd., at 604-502-8968.

CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
time, Monday to Friday).

For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page
at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:
http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety
facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also
available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
Media enquiries:
Benson Wang
Taiwan Food Products Ltd
604-502-8968


CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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