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Food Recall Warning - Caraway-pepper salami manufactured by Webbersfood Ltd. recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Recall date:
- April 21, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Webbersfood Ltd.
- Nova Scotia
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, April 21, 2016 - Webbersfood Ltd. is recalling caraway-pepper salami from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product was sold unlabelled by Webbersfood Ltd. at the Historic Farmers' Market, located at Brewery Square in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on April 9, 2016.
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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.
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If you suspect you have become ill from eating a recalled product, the CFIA recommends contacting your doctor.
This recall was triggered by test results. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 this product.
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