This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Notification - Certain BV Fisheries brand Hot Smoke Salmon may contain clostridium botulinum

Recall / advisory date:
October 15, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Newfoundland and Labrador
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Affected products

Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
HOT SMOKED SALMON Variable None None / Aucun Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum

More information

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Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with the toxin may cause nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, headache, double vision, dry throat, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.

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