Food Recall Warning - My Mix Grab n' Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
January 9, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Overwaitea Food Group
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11129

Recall details

Ottawa, January 9, 2017 - Overwaitea Food Group is recalling My Mix Grab n' Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
My Mix Grab n' Go Chocolate Pretzel Hearts 240 g BEST BEFORE
AUGUST 2017
0 62639 35098 7

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 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.

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

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

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Media enquiries

Overwaitea Food Group Media Relations
604-888-2079, extension 2200
mediarelations@owfg.com

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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