Happy Veggie World & Vegefarm Prawn Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Global Vegetarian Foods Corp.Global Vegetarian Foods Corp., a Richmond, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fried Prawns and Vegefarm branded Vege Supreme Fried Prawns from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Egg, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious health and safety hazard requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/3ygv30rUla5

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/76459r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Vege Fried “Prawn” products are subject to this recall:

  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fried Prawn, sold in 300 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label with a UPC of 131244
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Supreme Fried Prawn, sold in 3000 gram (three kilogram) bulk packages; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label and a UPC of 4 713224 371240

==> No item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Vege Fried Prawn products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, Global Vegetarian Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fried Prawns and Vegefarm branded Vege Supreme Fried Prawns from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Egg,

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fried Prawns and Vegefarm branded Vege Supreme Fried Prawns 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Global Vegetarian Foods Corp. on the Web at https://www.globalvegetarian.ca/how-to-become-a-vegetarian/ or by e-mail at support@globalvegetarian.ca.

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

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or +1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at +1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Vege Fried Prawns, please search for “prawns” or more generically, “seafood” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” 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 Global Vegetarian Foods Corp., please search for “Global Vegetarian” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Happy Veggie World brand name, please search for “Happy Veggie” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Vegefarm brand name, please search for “Vegefarm” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 14590
Recalls Direct RIN: 14914-2021
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