Food Recall Warning - Tupperware brand Southwest Chipotle Seasoning recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
December 31, 2016
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Tupperware Canada
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
11117

Recall details

Ottawa, December 31, 2016 - Tupperware Canada is recalling Tupperware brand Southwest Chipotle Seasoning from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally through Tupperware parties and Internet sales.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Tupperware Southwest Chipotle Seasoning 56 g LOT #16189305
shipped since August 2, 2016
None

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the place purchase.

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 another country. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Tupperware Customer Care: 1-800-887-7379.

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

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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