Happy Veggie World, Hearts Choices & Vegefarm Foods


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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 numerous Happy Veggie World, Hearts Choices and Vegefarm branded vegan and vegetarian food products 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/cYAv30rVDaj

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/76539r-eng.php

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

  • Happy Veggie World branded Crispy Chicken Patty (simulated meat), sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224372018; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Chicken Breast, sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224372155; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Chicken Breast, sold in 4 piece packages with a UPC of 131432; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Chicken Chunk, sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224371196; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Fish Tofu, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131186; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Half Chicken, sold in 2 piece packages with a UPC of 131529; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Half Chicken, sold in 2160 gram packages with a UPC of 181715000230; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vegan Sweet & Sour Pork, sold in 250 gram packages with a UPC of 131207; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Beef Ball, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131246; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Black Pepper Chick’n Patty (Breaded), sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 131255; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Buffalo Wings, sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224372827; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Buffalo Wings, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131251; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Chicken Breast, sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224371400; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fish Stick, sold in 3 kilogram packages with a UPC of 4713224372322; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Fish Stick, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 131254; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Imitation Chicken (Chicken Nugget), sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131245; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Mini Sausage, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131243; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Happy Veggie World branded Vege Ribbon Fish, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 131239; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Hearts Choices branded Vegan Chicken Breast, sold in 260 gram packages with a UPC of None; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Hearts Choices branded Vegan Sweet & Sour Pork, sold in 250 gram packages with a UPC of None; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegan Fish Steak (Sliced), sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371295; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegan Fish Tofu, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 373497; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegan Hot Dog, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 374371; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegan Japanese Roasting Eel (with sauce), sold in 200 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 374463; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegan Meat Free Mince, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 374470; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Beef Ball, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372339; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Black Pepper Crispy Chicken Patty (Breaded), sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371264; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Black Pepper Crispy Meat Chop, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372810; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Black Pepper Crispy Meat Chop, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371820; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Buffalo Wings, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371219; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Chicken Ham, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372582; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Chicken Nuggets, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371929; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Crispy Chicken Patty, sold in 500 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371967; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Crown Ham, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 373404; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Fish Stick, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371509; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Flavored Meat Paste, sold in 600 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 373763; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Half Chicken Breast, sold in 2160 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371387; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Japanese Ham, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371998; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Lucky Ham, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372032; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Mei-Hua Meat, sold in 300 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372674; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Mini Sausage, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 373053; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Ribbon Fish, sold in 3000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371394; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Ribbon Fish, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371974; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Spaghetti Sauce, sold in 600 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 370366; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Stewed Lamb Chunk, sold in 454 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 372650; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Tuna Roll (Sliced), sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371370; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vege Tuna Salad, sold in 1500 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 374364; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label
  • Vegefarm branded Vegetable Paste, sold in 1000 gram packages with a UPC of 4 713224 371363; affected batch/lots: all codes where Egg is not declared on the label

==> 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.

Happy Veggie World, Hearts Choices & Vegefarm Foods

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These vegan and vegetarian food 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 Corp. has recalled certain batch/lots of Happy Veggie World, Hearts Choices and Vegefarm branded vegan and vegetarian food products 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, Hearts Choices and Vegefarm branded vegan and vegetarian food products 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 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 Hearts Choices brand name, please search for “Hearts Choices” 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: not listed for this recall notification at press time
Recalls Direct RIN: 14958-2021
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