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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Golden Boy brand Inshell mixed nuts may contain Salmonella bacteria
- Recall / advisory date:
- December 11, 2012
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Golden Boy Foods
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, December 11, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Golden Boy brand Inshell Mixed Nuts described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The affected product, Golden Boy brand Inshell Mixed Nuts are sold in 1.36 kg (3 lb) mesh bags bearing UPC 0 64684 10948 0.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The packer, Golden Boy Foods Ltd, Burnaby, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC|
|Golden Boy||Inshell Mixed Nuts||1.36 kg (3 lb) mesh bags||0 64684 10948 0|
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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