Food Recall Warning - Certain Tiger Nuts recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation

·2 min read

OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 17, 2022 /CNW/ -

Summary

  • Brand(s): None

  • Product: Tiger Nuts

  • Companies: African Foodways Market

  • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Salmonella

  • Category: Other

  • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled product

  • Audience: General public

  • Recall class: Class 2

Affected products

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Sold at:

None

(product originated from Bistak Enterprises Inc.)

Tiger Nuts

0.5 lb

None

All units sold up to and including November 18, 2021.

African Foodways Market

1741 Pembina Hwy

Winnipeg, MB

African Foodways Market

1-A 282 St Anne's Rd

Winnipeg, MB

Issue

African Foodways Market is recalling certain re-packaged Tiger Nuts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation.

The recalled product has been sold in Manitoba.

What you should do

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

  • Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home

  • Do not consume the recalled product

  • Do not serve, use, sell, or distribute the recalled product

  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were 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.

Learn more:

Background

This recall was triggered by a referral from The Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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

What is being done

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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

Également disponible en français

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Cision
Cision

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2022/17/c8361.html

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting