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Food Recall Warning (Allergen): Imitation Meat Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Egg

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/14 -- Happy Veggie World Ltd. is recalling imitation meat products from the marketplace because they contain egg which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.

Recalled products

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Brand        Product          Size   UPC              Codes
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Happy Veggie Vegan Ginger     300 g  1 81715 00022 3  All codes where egg is
              Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Hearts       Vegan Ginger     300 g  N/A              All codes where egg is
 Choices      Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Ginger     500 g  1078             All codes where egg is
              Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegan Chicken    3000 g 4 710747 440118  All codes where egg is
              Nuggets                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Squid      500 g  1079             All codes where egg is
              Strip                                   not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegetarian       3000 g 4 710747 440330  All codes where egg is
              Cuttle                                  not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Teriyaki   300 g  1 81715 00032 2  All codes where egg is
              Beef                                    not declared on the
                                                      label
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Hearts       Vegan Spicy Beef 300 g  N/A              All codes where egg is
 Choices                                              not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Citrus     300 g  1 81715 00005 6  All codes where egg is
              Spareribs                               not declared on the
                                                      label
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Hearts       Vegan Citrus     300 g  N/A              All codes where egg is
 Choices      Spareribs                               not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Citrus     500 g  1062             All codes where egg is
              Spareribs                               not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegetarian       3000 g 4 710747 440286  All codes where egg is
              Citrus                                  not declared on the
              Spareribs                               label
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Happy Veggie "Vegen Golden    480 g  1022             All codes where egg is
 World        Fish"                                   not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegetarian       3000 g 4 710747 440422  All codes where egg is
              Golden Fish                             not declared on the
              Fillet                                  label
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YHS          Vegetarian Fish  600 g  4 710747 440521  All codes where egg is
              Ham                                     not declared on the
                                                      label
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YHS          Vegetarian Fish  1200 g 4 710747 440590  All codes where egg is
              Ham                                     not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Gong Bao   300 g  1 81715 00008 7  All codes where egg is
              Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Hearts       Vegan Kung Pao   300 g  N/A              All codes where egg is
 Choices      Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Seasoned   300 g  1 81715 00307 1  All codes where egg is
              Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Hearts       Vegan Seasoned   300 g  N/A              All codes where egg is
 Choices      Chicken                                 not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Fu Zhou    480 g  1107             All codes where egg is
              Balls                                   not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegetarian Fu    3000 g N/A              All codes where egg is
              Chew Ball                               not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Hot Dogs   500 g  523509           All codes where egg is
                                                      not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegetarian Bacon 300 g  1 81715 00026 1  All codes where egg is
                                                      not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegetarian Bacon 500 g  522786           All codes where egg is
                                                      not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chaste Je    Vegetarian Bacon 3000 g 4 714033 523356  All codes where egg is
 Way                                                  not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Imitation  300 g  1 81715 00311 8  All codes where egg is
              Ribs                                    not declared on the
                                                      label
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Happy Veggie Vegan Imitation  500 g  1011             All codes where egg is
              Ribs                                    not declared on the
                                                      label
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Chin Hsin    Vegetarian       3000 g 4 710716 660035  All codes where egg is
              Stewed Pork                             not declared on the
              Chops                                   label
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What you should do

If you have an allergy to egg, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

--  Learn more about common food allergies

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/labelling-food-packaging-and-storage/food-allergies/eng/1332442914456/1332442980290

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Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported allergic reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Contacts:
More information
Happy Veggie World Ltd.:
604-278-5519

CFIA:
www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Media enquiries
613-773-6600

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