Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 20, 2014 13:36 ET

Food Recall Warning: Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods Brand Salmon Products Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 19, 2014) - Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods is recalling Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods brand salmon products from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods House Candied
Salmon
Variable
weight
Starts with
0 204109
All PACKED
ON dates
Farquhar's Orchards Fine Foods House Smoked
Salmon
Variable
weight
Starts with
0 204108
All PACKED
ON dates

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.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 these products.

More information

Product photos are available at: http://bit.ly/1lGLZCN

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600