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

Contents

  • Recall details
  • Recalled products
  • What you should do
  • Background
  • Illnesses
  • More information
  • Photos
  • Media enquiries

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 NameCommon NameSizeCode(s) on ProductUPC
Kim ChauBeef Balls454 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00001 0
Kim ChauBeef Balls2.27 kgAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00001 0
Kim ChauPork Balls454 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00002 7
Kim ChauChicken Balls454 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00003 4
Kim ChauPork Roll370 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00020 1
Kim ChauPork Roll370 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00004 1
Kim ChauPork Roll370 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00005 8
Kim ChauFried Pork Roll370 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00006 5
Kim ChauHam395 gAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00007 2
Kim ChauPork RollkgAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00101 7
Kim ChauSeafood MeatN/AAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 22384 00022 5
Kim ChauMarinated PorkN/AAll codes where wheat is not declared on the label6 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.