CFIA Food Recall | Undeclared Wheat | Kim Chau Brand Meat Products

Kim Chau Brand Meat ProductsFood Recall Warning (Allergen) – Kim Chau Brand Meat Products Recalled due to Undeclared Wheat

Recall date: September 30, 2015
Reason for recall: Allergen – Wheat
Hazard classification: Class 1
Company / Firm: Kim Chau Vietnamese Deli Ltd.
Distribution: British Columbia
Extent of the distribution: Retail

Recall details

Ottawa, September 30, 2015 – 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.

Recalled products

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

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.

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 reactions associated with the consumption of these products.