The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Canada Safeway Limited are warning people with allergies to fish, shrimp and sesame seeds not to consume the Safeway SELECT products described below. The affected products are mislabelled and contain fish, shrimp and sesame seeds which are not declared on the label.
The following products are affected by this alert.
Product Size UPC Code Allergen
Szechuan Chicken 345 g 0 58200 10333 5 2013 FE 01 Fish and Shrimp
Red Thai Curry
Chicken 355 g 0 58200 10331 1 2013 FE 01 Sesame Seed
These products were distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. However, they may have been distributed in other provinces.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish, shrimp or sesame seeds.
Canada Safeway Ltd., Calgary, AB is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1 800 442-2342 / TTY 1 800 465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml.
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.
CFIA Media Relations