Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 30, 2015 21:56 ET

Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Kim Chau Brand Meat Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Wheat

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 30, 2015) -

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Kim Chau Vietnamese Deli Ltd. is recalling Kim Chau brand meat products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat or a sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Common Name Size UPC Codes
Kim Chau Beef Balls 454 g 6 22384 00001 0 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Beef Balls 2.27 kg 6 22384 00001 0 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Pork Balls 454 g 6 22384 00002 7 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Chicken Balls 454 g 6 22384 00003 4 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Pork Roll 370 g 6 22384 00020 1 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Pork Roll 370 g 6 22384 00004 1 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Pork Roll 370 g 6 22384 00005 8 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Fried Pork Roll 370 g 6 22384 00006 5 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Ham 395 g 6 22384 00007 2 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Pork Roll 1 kg 6 22384 00101 7 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Seafood Meat N/A 6 22384 00022 5 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label
Kim Chau Marinated Pork N/A 6 22384 00008 9 All codes where wheat is not declared on the label

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

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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

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.

Reactions

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

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Contact Information

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