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

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Updated Food Recall Warning - Various products containing garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
March 23, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Organic Connections Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9739

Recall details

Ottawa, March 23, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on March 19, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling various products containing garlic powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Frontier Fiesta Black Bean Mix 453 g 4160, 4226, 4307, 4364, 5005 0 89836 02761 0
Simply Organic Vegetarian chili seasoning 28 g 4208, 4259, 4282, 4311, 5015, 5047 0 89836 18536 5
Simply Organic Creamy dill dip mix 20 g 4156, 4197, 4237, 4279, 4324, 5009, 5035 0 89836 18843 4

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 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States by Frontier Co-op of Norway, Iowa. The recall by the US company is published on the website of the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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