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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly breaded shrimp and VistaMar brand Gourmet breaded shrimp recalled due to undeclared egg

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
February 1, 2018
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Egg
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
12006

Recall details

Ottawa, February 1, 2018 - Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd. is recalling Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly breaded shrimp and VistaMar brand Gourmet breaded shrimp from the marketplace because they may contain egg which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Tavora Butterfly breaded shrimp 0.9 kg 8 86715 01471 2 Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y
Alianca Butterfly breaded shrimp 0.9 kg 8 86715 01470 5 Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y
VistaMar Gourmet breaded shrimp 908 g 8 16548 00220 4 Production Date: 01 04 17
Expiry Date: 01 10 2018
Lot no.: 170401064Y

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 egg, do not consume the recalled products as it/they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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 reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

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Email: information@inspection.gc.ca
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Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca
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