"The CFS, through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, learned that the Japanese authorities had issued a notice that a manufacturer, Maruha Nichiro
Corporation is recalling several kinds of canned fish products as they may contain foreign matters," a spokesman for the CFS said.
Both are part of the Maruha Nichiro North American Group.
Park takes over the Trans-Ocean presidency from Yasuaki Kawakita, who is now general manager of Maruha Nichiro's Hokkaido Regional Branch in Japan.
Food maker Maruha Nichiro
Holdings used full-page ads in major newspapers Wednesday apologizing and warning consumers not to eat any of the tainted food, including pizza, croquettes and pancakes manufactured at a factory in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo.
Kyodo News said on Monday health and state officials are investigating if the food were from Aqlifoods Co., a subsidiary of Maruha Nichiro