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Health Hazard Alert - Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods Brand Salmon Products Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria
- Recall / advisory date:
- June 20, 2014
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, June 20, 2014 - Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods is recalling Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods brand salmon products from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold in Ontario.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC||Reason for Recall|
|Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods||House Candied Salmon||Variable weight||All PACKED ON dates||Starts with 0 204109||Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum|
|Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods||House Smoked Salmon||Variable weight||All PACKED ON dates||Starts with 0 204108||Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum|
What you should do
Check to see if you have 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 can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) 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 recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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