Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 14, 2015 00:53 ET

Food Recall Warning: freshKIS Brand Finger Mint Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 14, 2015) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1LKIlRg

Kiskadee Ventures Limited is recalling freshKIS brand finger mint from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product was sold at Real Canadian Superstore, 3050 Argentina Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
freshKIS Finger mint Variable Starting with 256831 PLU56831 24.09.15

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 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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    CFIA Media Relations
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