Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 16, 2016 02:40 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Woongjin Brand Rice Beverage Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 16, 2016) -

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The food recall warning issued on July 8, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Woongjin brand rice beverage from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and New Brunswick, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Woongjin Morning Rice
Rice Drink
500 mL 8 801382 124528 All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label
Woongjin Morning Rice Beverage 500 mL 8 801382 124528 All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label
Woongjin Morning Rice
Rice Drink
1.5 L 8 801382 123446 All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label
Woongjin Morning Rice Beverage 1500 mL 8 801382 123446 All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label
Woongjin Non carbonated soft drink 1.5 L 8 801382 123446 All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label
Woongjin Morning Rice 15 x 180 mL 8 801382 128519 All lot codes where milk 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 milk, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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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