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Food Recall Warning - Oysters recalled due to Salmonella

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Food Recall Warning - Oysters recalled due to Salmonella

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OTTAWA, Aug. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - The Great Little Harbour Seafood Company Ltd. is recalling Oysters from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario and Nova Scotia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products

 

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

None

Oysters

3" Small Choice

100 count

10879601002471

Production Date: 20/07/2018

Harvest Date: 19/07/2018

Harvest Area: NB 6D

Lease #: MS-1367

None

Standards Oysters

100 count

10879601002648

Production Date: 20/07/2018

Harvest Date: 19/07/2018

Harvest Area: NB-6D

Lease #: MS-1367

 

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected products are advised to check with their retailer.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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