Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 11, 2014 15:57 ET

Food Recall Warning (Allergen): King's Vegetarian and Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Brand Dim Sum Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Wheat, Soy, Sesame and Sulphites

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 11, 2014) - King's Vegetarian Food Manufacturing Co. is recalling dim sum products from the marketplace because they contain wheat, soy, sesame and sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to wheat, soy or sesame or a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario, Alberta and Prince Edward Island.

Recalled products

Brand Product Format UPC Codes
King's Vegetarian H.K. BBQ Buns 360g±10g 8 50083 00028 8 All products where wheat, soy and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Vegetarian Five Grains Rice Dumpling 280g 8 50083 00032 5 All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Food Vegetarian Sticky Rice Dumpling 300g 8 50083 00034 9 All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Dumplings 12pcs 8 50083 00033 2 All products where wheat, soy, sesame and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Wheat Veggie Buns 320±10g 8 50083 00036 3 All products where sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Vegetable Buns 320±10g 8 50083 00020 2 All products where wheat, soy, sesame powder and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Spring Rolls 1kg 250g 8 50083 00044 8 8 50083 00025 7 All products where wheat, soy, sesame powder and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian No product name on the label - Assorted vegetarian platter 700g,
500g,
500g,
300g
7 76703 69382 4
7 76703 28429 9
7 76703 69383 1
7 76703 69390 9
All products where sesame and sulphites are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Sticky Rice Wrap 780±5g 8 50083 00026 4 All products where wheat is not declared in the list of ingredients
Kuan Tzu Tsai Vegetarian Fried Gluten 110±5g 8 50083 00027 1 All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Redbean Buns 320±10g 8 50083 00029 5 All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Barbeque Buns 360±10g 8 50083 00038 7 All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients
King's Vegetarian Curry Buns 320±10g 8 50083 00037 0 All products where wheat and soy are not declared in the list of ingredients

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

- Learn more about common food allergens:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

- Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

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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