Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 04, 2014 03:27 ET

Food Recall Warning: Rice Porridge With Abalone, Product of Korea, Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 4, 2014) -

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Korea Food Trading Ltd. is recalling Rice Porridge with Abalone from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product is known to have been sold in Ontario and New Brunswick and may also have been distributed in other provinces.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
N/A (Korean characters only) Rice Porridge with Abalone 288 g 8 83298 61617 3 2015-01-24

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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 illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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Contact Information

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