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 - St-Thomas brand bar clams may contain Clostridium botulinum
- Recall / advisory date:
- March 12, 2013
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- St-Thomas Fish Market Inc.
- New Brunswick
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC||Reason for Recall|
|St. Thomas||Bar clams||100 g||05434, 05632||0 81971 90071 1||Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum|
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.
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