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Canada – Food Recall Warning – Bottled bar clams recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria – Clostridium botulinum

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Recall details

Ottawa, March 15, 2019 – Out of the Blue Fish & Seafood Market is recalling bottled bar clams from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products were sold at Out of the Blue Fish & Seafood Market, 1A The Square, Bayfield, Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Out of the Blue Fish & Seafood Market Bottled bar clams N/A All units sold from October 1, 2018 up to and including February 28, 2019 None
None Bottled bar clams N/A All units sold from October 1, 2018 up to and including February 28, 2019 None

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.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.

Symptoms of foodborne botulism in children can include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech, generalized weakness and paralysis. In all cases, botulism does not cause a fever. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Canada – Eat Smart Sweet Kale Salad Bag Kit Recalled for Listeria

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Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit in 340 gram packages has been recalled in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product was sold in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, and may have been sold nationwide. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

The recalled product is Eat Smart Sweet kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit in 12 ounce (340 gram) packages. The codes on the product are FEB 16 2019 2019 FE 16 2 01B 032, 2 01A 032, and 2 000 32. The UPC number is 7 09351 89145 8.

The recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results. The CFIA is conducting an investigation, which may lead to the recall of more products.

Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Canada Herb brand Fish Mint recalled due to Salmonella

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Recall details Canada Herb - Fish Mint

Ottawa, February 19, 2019 – The food recall warning issued on January 20, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Canada Herb is recalling Canada Herb brand Fish Mint from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Canada Herb Fish Mint Variable weight LOT: 1721-0060 13/FEB or all packages sold up to and including February 19, 2019 None

Canada – Food Recall Warning – Eat Smart brand 340 G (12 OZ) Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA Eat Smart: Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit - 340 G (12 oz.)

Recall details

Ottawa, February 17, 2019 – Industry is recalling certain 340 G (12 OZ) Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kits from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit 340 G (12 OZ) FEB 16 2019
2019 FE 16
2 01B 032,
2 01A 032, and
2 000 32
7 09351 89145 8

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 product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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 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 this product.

Canada – Food Recall Warning – Vivi and Tom Baby Food brand baby and toddler foods recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria – Clostridim botulinum

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Recall details

Ottawa, February 14, 2019 – Vivi and Tom Baby Food is recalling various baby and toddler foods from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Vivi & Tom Beef Meatballs N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Broccoli, Potato & Basil Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Beef & Squash Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Salmon & Mango Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Chicken & Parsnip Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Liver & Pear Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Sweet Potato Applesauce N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Fish Cakes N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Chicken Meatballs N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Carrot, Peach & Apricot Purée N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
Vivi & Tom Squash Bites N/A All product sold from November 22, 2018 to February 14, 2019,inclusive. None
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) inspection activities. 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.

Canada – Veg-Pak is recalling Veg-Pak brand Hot Peppers Red Thai and Longo’s brand Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers due to Salmonella

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Recall details

Ottawa, January 23, 2019 – The food recall warning issued on January 20, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Veg-Pak is recalling Veg-Pak brand Hot Peppers Red Thai and Longo’s brand Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Veg-Pak Hot Peppers
Red Thai
75 g B2401801 015
C2401801 016
D2407801 017
D2401801 017
E2407801 018
E2401801 018
0 59559 00021 4
Longo’s Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers Variable 017 2401801
017 2407801
Starts with 0200175 60

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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.

Canada – Red Chili Ingredient included in certain Hello Fresh brand and Chefs Plate brand Meal Kits recalled due to Salmonella

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Recall details

Ottawa, January 21, 2019 – Hello Fresh Canada Inc. is recalling the red chili ingredient included in certain Hello Fresh brand and Chefs Plate brand meal kits from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination of that ingredient. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Hello Fresh Red chili 1 (included in the 902 g kit) Included in Hello Fresh brand Coconut Dal meal kit coded as
Best Before 19 JA 29
WK19041920
2P
None
Hello Fresh Red chili 1 (included in the 1804 g kit) Included in Hello Fresh brand Coconut Dal meal kit coded as
Best Before 19 JA 29
WK19041920
4P
None
Chefs Plate Red chili 1 (included in the 856 g kit) Included in Chefs Plate brand Beef Chow Mein meal kit coded as January 19, 2019 (A2) None
Chefs Plate Red chili 1 (included in the 856 g kit) Included in Chefs Plate brand Beef Chow Mein meal kit coded as January 22, 2019 (A2) None
Chefs Plate Red chili 1 (included in the 1712 g kit) Included in Chefs Plate brand Beef Chow Mein meal kit coded as January 19, 2019 (A4) None
Chefs Plate Red chili 1 (included in the 1712 g kit) Included in Chefs Plate brand Beef Chow Mein meal kit coded as January 22, 2019 (A4) None

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.

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 the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.