Tavora, Alianca & VistaMar Shrimp Recall [Canada]


Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Tavora, Alianca & VistaMar Shrimp Recall [Canada]Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly Breaded Shrimp as well as VistaMar brand Gourmet Breaded Shrimp due to suspected undeclared Eggs, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. CFIA: http://ht.ly/ZubC30ie4Ko

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/65894r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Shrimp products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Alianca Butterfly Breaded Shrimp, sold in 900 gram boxes with a production date of 01 04 17, an expiry date of 01 10 2018 and a batch/lot of 170401064Y and a UPC of 8 86715 01470 5
  • Tavora Butterfly Breaded Shrimp, sold in 900 gram boxes with a production date of 01 04 17, an expiry date of 01 10 2018 and a batch/lot of 170401064Y and a UPC of 8 86715 01471 2
  • VistaMar Gourmet Breaded Shrimp, sold in 908 gram boxes with a production date of 01 04 17, an expiry date of 01 10 2018 and a batch/lot of 170401064Y and a UPC of 8 16548 00220 4

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Shrimp can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd. has recalled certain batch/lots of Tavora brand and Alianca brand Butterfly Breaded Shrimp as well as VistaMar brand Gourmet Breaded Shrimp due to suspected undeclared Eggsfrom the marketplace because they may contain egg, an ingredient not listed on the respective product labels. People with an allergy to Egg should not consume the recalled products identified above.

==> For information about Egg Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Shrinp and could be allergic to their Egg ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at the following page: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Shrimp, please search for “shrimp” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Eggs, please search for “egg” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Valenca Importers & Exporters Ltd., please search for “Valenca” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12006
Recalls Direct RIN: 9746-2018
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