Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 26, 2014 21:20 ET

Food Recall Warning: Madeleine Brand Tomalley Spread Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2014) -

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Fruits de Mer Madeleine Inc. is recalling Madeleine brand Tomalley Spread from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Quebec.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Madeleine Tomalley Spread 80 g 6 87090 30020 5 None

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.

• Learn more about the health risks at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-poisoning/eng/1331151916451/1331152055552

• Sign up for recall notifications by email or follow us on Twitter at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

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 this product.

More information

• Fruits de Mer Madeleine Inc.: Chantal Bourque 418-986-6016 ext. 225

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

Contact Information

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    613-773-6600