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Updated Food Recall Warning - Organic by Nature brand frozen Organic Sweet Peas recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- May 4, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, May 4, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on May 3, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information.
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Organic by Nature brand frozen Organic Sweet Peas from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product has been sold by Costco warehouse locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|organic by nature||Organic Sweet Peas (frozen)||2.5 kg||8 46358 00061 9||Best by dates: From 04.26.16 to 04.26.18, inclusively|
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.
If you suspect you have become ill from eating a recalled product, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recommends contacting your doctor.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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.
There have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of this product, however, there have been reported illnesses in the United States linked to consuming products manufactured or processed by the same manufacturer, CRF Frozen Foods.
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