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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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Food Recall Warning - Cabot brand Oysters recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
September 24, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
3301861 Nova Scotia Limited
Distribution:
Nova Scotia, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
12520

Recall details

Ottawa, September 24, 2018 - 3301861 Nova Scotia Limited is recalling Cabot brand Oysters from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers, and food service establishments such as hotels and restaurants should not sell or use the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Cabot Oysters (Crassostrea Virginica) 75 count None Harvest Date: 16-09-2018
Packed on date: 17-09-2018
Harvest Location: 1387 (lease)
Cabot Oysters (Crassostrea Virginica) 100 count None Harvest Date: 16-09-2018
Packed on date: 17-09-2018
Harvest Location: 1387 (lease)

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 products in your home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected product are advised to check with their retailer.

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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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.

Illnesses

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

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Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
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Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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