Canada Uncle Bill Seafood Dried Octopus Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Canadian Food Inspection Agency ("CFIA")Canada Uncle Bill Group Inc., a Scarborough, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Canada Uncle Bill Seafood branded Dried Octopus products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Sulphites (Sulfites), 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/Rqnt30rXjiI

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/76637r-eng.php

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

  • Canada Uncle Bill Seafood branded Dried Octopus, sold in 142 gram containers with a batch.lot code of DO0220 and a UPC of 7 70162 03866 0

==> 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 Seafood products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian provinces of 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, Canada Uncle Bill Group has recalled certain batch/lots of Canada Uncle Bill Seafood branded Dried Octopus products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Sulphites (Sulfites).

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

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Canada Uncle Bill Seafood branded Dried Octopus and could be allergic to their Sulphite 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 Dried Octopus 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 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 Dried Octopus, please search for “octopus” 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 Sulphites, please search for “sulfites” (please note spelling variation) using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Canada Uncle Bill Group Inc., please search for “Canada Uncle Bill” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 14625
Recalls Direct RIN: 15019-2021
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