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Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Eggs from Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. recalled due to Salmonella

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Recall details

Ottawa, November 24, 2020 – The food recall warning issued on November 21, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. is recalling eggs from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, and nursing homes should not serve, sell, or use the recalled products described below.

Only eggs from Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. with best before dates indicated in the table below where the lot code contains “Q29” or where there is no lot code on the package are implicated by the recall.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. Large Size Eggs 12 eggs 0 57711 01056 9 20-12-26 Q29
Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. Large Size Eggs, Family Pack 18 eggs 0 57711 01018 7 20-12-22 Q29
20-12-26 Q29
Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. Extra Large Size Eggs 12 eggs 0 57711 01064 4 20-12-26 Q29
Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. Extra Large Size Ultra Eggs 12 eggs 0 57711 01070 5 20-12-18 Q29
20-12-22 Q29
20-12-24 Q29
Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. Large Size Brown Eggs 12 eggs 0 57711 08056 2 20-12-24 Q29
20-12-30 Q29
Nutri Large White Eggs 12 eggs 0 61719 01121 3 20-12-22 Q29
20-12-24 Q29
Nutri Large White Eggs 18 eggs 0 61719 01155 8 20-12-22 Q29
21-01-01 Q29
Nutri Large White Eggs 30 eggs 0 61719 01164 0 20-12-22 Q29
20-12-24 Q29
no name Medium size eggs 12 eggs 0 60383 66415 2 20-12-26 Q29

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 or establishment. 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

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  • Example (best before date and lot code)
  • Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. – Brown eggs, large size – 12 eggs
  • Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. – Extra large size eggs – 12 eggs
  • Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. – Extra large size Ultra Eggs – 12 eggs
  • Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. – Large size eggs – 12 eggs
  • Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. – Large size eggs – 12 eggs
  • No name – Medium size eggs – 12 eggs
  • Nutri – Large white eggs – 12 eggs
  • Nutri – Large white eggs – 18 eggs
  • Nutri – Large white eggs – 30 eggs

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca

Canada – Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA

Recall details

Ottawa, November 22, 2020 – Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. is recalling Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Compliments Smoked Beef Pastrami 175 g 0 68820 13360 5 BEST BEFORE 2020/DE/25
EST 48

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 product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were 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 high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

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

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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  • Compliments – Thinly Sliced Smoked Beef Pastrami – 175 grams (front)
  • Compliments – Thinly Sliced Smoked Beef Pastrami – 175 grams (back)
  • Compliments – Thinly Sliced Smoked Beef Pastrami – 175 grams (lot code)

Public enquiries and media

Company information
Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc.: Simon Larochelle, 514-367-1654
Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca

Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Alwatania brand Halva Extra recalled due to Salmonella

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Alwatania - Halva Extra - 1 kg

Recall details

Ottawa, November 12, 2020 – The food recall warning issued on October 30, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. is recalling Alwatania brand Halva Extra from the marketplace due to Salmonella. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Alwatania Halva Extra 1 kg 6 224007 246047 PRO : 20/05/2019
EXP : 19/05/2021

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 product 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 CFIA’s 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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Product photos

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  • Alwatania - Halva Extra - 1 kg
  • Alwatania - Halva Extra - 1 kg - top
  • Alwatania - Halva Extra - 1 kg - bottom

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca

Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Alwatania brand Halva Extra recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Recall date:October 30, 2020Reason for recall:

Microbiological – Salmonella Hazard

classification:Class 2Company / Firm:Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd.Distribution:

OntarioExtent of the distribution:Consumer

Ottawa, October 30, 2020 – The food recall warning issued on October 15, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. is recalling Alwatania brand Halva Extra from the marketplace due to Salmonella. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Alwatania Halva Extra 450 g 6 224007 246337 PRO : 20/05/2019
EXP : 19/05/2021

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 product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Canada – Food Recall Warning – Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Alwatania - Liquid Tahina - 18 kg - front

Recall details

Ottawa, October 15, 2020 – The food safety warning issued on October 11, 2020 has been updated to a food recall warning and includes additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. is recalling Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Alwatania (Arabic characters only) Liquid Tahina 350 g 6 224007 246221 PRO : 20/05/2019
EXP : 19/05/2021
Alwatania (Arabic characters only) Liquid Tahina 750 g 6 224007 246191 PRO : 20/05/2019
EXP : 19/05/2021
Alwatania Liquid Tahina 18 kg None PRO : 20/05/2019
EXP : 19/05/2021

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. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Background

This warning was triggered by 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

Canada imposes new import measures for romaine lettuce from U.S.

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In an effort to prevent future E. coli illnesses from romaine lettuce, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is imposing new import measures on shipments from parts of California where prior outbreaks originated.

Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens, Alfalfa recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Sunsprout - Micro – Greens Alfalfa - 100 g

Recall details

Ottawa, October 1, 2020 – The Food Recall Warning issued on September 19, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Sunsprout Natural Foods is recalling Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens, Alfalfa from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and retailers, restaurants, and institutions should not sell or use the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Sunsprout Micro – Greens Alfalfa 100 g 0 57621 13511 6 All best before dates up to and including BBOCT13

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 product in your home or establishment. 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. 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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

Public Health Ontario is investigating an outbreak of human illness associated with consumption of these products.

Canada – Updated and Corrected Food Recall Warning – Provigo brand and Metro brand ground beef products recalled due to E. coli O157

CFIA

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 28, 2020 – The food recall warning issued on September 27, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. The food recall warning issued on September 27, 2020 has also been amended to correctly identify the affected products. The corrections for these products are marked by an asterisk (*). This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

JBS Food Canada ULC is recalling raw, fresh, lean ground beef due to possible E. coli O157 contamination. This product was further processed by other companies into raw ground beef products. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold exclusively at Provigo Hull, 1 du Plateau, Gatineau, Quebec and Metro (Marché Kelly), 910 Maloney boulevard east, Gatineau, Quebec.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Provigo Medium ground beef club pack Variable Starts with
0 213026
All Best Before dates from 23.SE2020 up to and including 28.SE 2020 *
Provigo Medium ground beef Variable Starts with
0 214117
All Best Before dates from 23.SE2020 up to and including 28.SE 2020
Provigo Lean ground beef club pack Variable Starts with
0 217334
All Best Before dates from 23.SE2020 up to and including 28.SE 2020 *
Provigo Lean ground beef Variable Starts with
0 217331
All Best Before dates from 23.SE2020 up to and including 28.SE 2020
Metro Lean ground beef Variable Starts with
0 201020
All  « pkgd on » dates from 24.SE 2020 up to and including 26.SE 2020
Metro Lean ground beef fam. pack Variable Starts with
0 201710
All  « pkgd on » dates from 24.SE 2020 up to and including 26.SE 2020

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. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

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  • Provigo - Medium ground beef club pack
  • Provigo - Medium ground beef
  • Provigo - Lean ground beef club pack
  • Provigo - Lean ground beef
  • Provigo - Lean ground beef - Nutrition facts
  • Provigo - Medium ground beef - Nutrition facts
  • Metro - Lean ground beef
  • Metro - Lean ground beef fam. pack

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca

Canada – Érablière Godbout brand “Sauce spaghetti” recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria – Clostridium botulinum

CFIA

Recall details

Ottawa, September 27, 2020 – Érablière Godbout is recalling Érablière Godbout brand “Sauce spaghetti” from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Érablière Godbout Sauce spaghetti 500 mL None All units where the label does not mention “Keep Refrigerated”
Érablière Godbout Sauce spaghetti 1 L None All units where the label does not mention “Keep Refrigerated”

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. 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.

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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

Product photos

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  • Érablière Godbout – "Sauce spaghetti" (label)
  • Érablière Godbout – "Sauce spaghetti" (ingredients)

Canada – Picoudi brand microgreens recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Recall details

Ottawa, August 28, 2020 – Les Jardins Picoudi is recalling Picoudi brand microgreens from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an alert to the news media concerning the affected products (in French only).

Product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Picoudi Organic Broccoli Microgreens 35 g 8 13526 00001 6 3 233
Picoudi Organic Broccoli Microgreens 75 g 8 13526 00011 5 3 233
Picoudi Organic Arugula Microgreens 35 g 8 13526 00006 1 3 233
Picoudi Organic Arugula Microgreens 75 g 8 13526 00016 0 3 233
Picoudi Organic Coriander Microgreens 35 g 8 13526 00005 4 3 233
Picoudi Organic Coriander Microgreens 75 g 8 13526 00015 3 3 233

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. 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 MAPAQ. A food safety investigation is being conducted. If other high-risk products are recalled, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

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

Illnesses

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

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca