Canada – Organic sesame seeds recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Summary

Product
Organic sesame seeds
Issue
Food » Microbial Contamination » Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume the recalled products

Affected products

Issue

Industry is recalling Organic Sesame Seeds from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled products have been sold in Saskatchewan and Ontario.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor
  • Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home
  • Do not consume the recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

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.

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