Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 14, 2016 22:43 ET

Food Recall Warning: Crown Brand Dried Coco Herbs Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1XoovpR

Benjamin Fine Foods Inc. is recalling Crown brand Dried Coco Herbs from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Crown Dried Coco Herbs 100 g 8 98989 77813 9 exp: 22-09-2016

What you should do

If you think you became sick from eating or drinking 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.

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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.

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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