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10/08/2011 05:10 EDT | Updated 12/07/2011 05:12 EST

CFIA expands alert for certain Kimchi products

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded the warning it issued on Oct. 5 for certain Kimchi products.

It's warning people with allergies to fish, shrimp and sesame not to consume Mat Kimchi in 300 and 400 gram packages, with the UPC code 8 08248 14422 3.

Chonggak Kimchi in 2.5 kilogram packages with the UPC code 8 08248 14426 1, and Old Fermented Kimchi in 500 gram packs with the UPC code 8 801024 110155 are also covered by the alert.

The products have been distributed nationally and contain allergens which are not declared on the label.

They could cause a serious or even life-threatening reaction in people with allergies to fish, shrimp or sesame.

There've been no reported illnesses associated with the products, which have been recalled across the country.