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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Jem Raw Organic Brand nut spreads recalled due to salmonella


Canadian Food Inspection Agency 
Recall date: December 3, 2015
Distribution: National, Retail and Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use the products described below due to possible Salmonella contamination.


What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home or in your establishment. 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.
Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States. 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.

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