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Updated Food Recall Warning - Dietary Express brand sprouted chia & flax seed powder recalled due to Salmonella
- Recall date:
- June 13, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Dietary Express
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, June 13, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on June 12, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Dietary Express is recalling Dietary Express brand sprouted chia & flax seed powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Dietary Express||Sprouted Chia & Flax||454 g (appears on inner package only)||Packages sold from September 26, 2013 to June 12, 2014 inclusive.||None|
What you should do
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 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.
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 recalled product from the marketplace.
This recall has been issued as part of a foodborne illness outbreak investigation. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
- CFIA Media Relations
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