Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 11, 2011 22:22 ET

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Peanuts in Sea-Ray Brand Lightly Breaded and Seasoned Calamari

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sea-Ray Seafood Inc. are warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume the lightly breaded and seasoned calamari described below. The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.

The affected product, Lightly Breaded and Seasoned Calamari, is sold in 908g packages bearing Plant 3700/02925, Production 283/10 and Lot No. 10101010040H4.

This product has been distributed in Quebec.

There has been no 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 peanuts.

The importer, Sea-Ray Seafood Inc., St. Laurent, Quebec, 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 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 peanuts, one of the nine most 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.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600