Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Ziranwei brand dried and preserved products recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Recall date:
August 31, 2017
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Sulphites
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Summer Star Trading Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11665

Recall details

Ottawa, August 31, 2017 - Summer Star Trading Co. Ltd. is recalling Ziranwei brand dried and preserved products from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums 130 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Kaixin" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Qiaosuan" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Dried Plums ("Qingren" in Chinese characters only) 150 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Preserved Ginger 130 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Preserved Mandrin 140 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179
Ziranwei (Chinese characters only) Sour Chinese Olive 200 g All codes where sulphites are not declared on the label 6 902141 325179

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) 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.

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