Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 18, 2010 21:31 ET

CFIA/Expanded Allergy Alert: Undeclared Eggs in Choripdong Frozen Dumpling

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2010) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml.

The public warning issued on December 17, 2010 has been expanded.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg proteins not to consume the Choripdong brand frozen dumpling described below. The affected product contains egg which is not declared on the label.

The affected product, Choripdong brand frozen dumpling was sold in 810 g packages bearing UPC 0 761898 652022. All codes of this product are included in this alert.

This product, imported from Korea, is known to have been distributed in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and the city of Toronto, Ontario. The product may have been distributed nationally.

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 proteins.

The importers, Seoul Trading Corporation, of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario are voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

For more information consumers and industry can call the 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 egg, 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.

Photos of the products are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Choripdong.pdf

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600