Quebec – Notice not to consume Alasko brand frozen whole raspberries (IQF) sold by Marché Senneterre inc. – Norovirus

Quebec

Frozen raspberries (CNW Group/Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the company Marché Senneterre inc., located at 760, 10 e  Avenue, in Senneterre , advises the population of do not consume the product listed in the table below, as this food may have been contaminated with norovirus.

This warning stems from a Canadian Food Inspection Agency food recall involving Alasko brand frozen whole (IQF) raspberries originating from China and distributed to several establishments across Canada . The recalled batch* is:

Lot No. SY21278 PO
: 116381-01
BB/MA: 2023-OC-04

* The information on the batch concerned is only found on the transport boxes.

Product name

Format

Affected lot

“FROZEN WHOLE RASPBERRIES”

1kg

Units sold until June 13, 2022 

The product was offered frozen in a clear plastic bag. Its label includes, in addition to its name, the mention “Prepared for New Alasko LP”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ to issue this warning as a precautionary measure. In addition, people who have this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must return it to the establishment where they bought it or throw it away.

Even if the product does not show signs of tampering or a suspicious smell, it could be contaminated with norovirus and cause illness if consumed. Generally, the possible symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Muscle pain, fatigue, fever, chills and headache may also occur. People exposed to norovirus usually show these symptoms within 24 to 48 hours of eating contaminated food. Cases of illness have been reported to MAPAQ and could be associated with the consumption of this food.

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