Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 11, 2014 21:09 ET

Food Recall Warning: Organic Traditions Brand Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 11, 2014) -

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Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder 227 g 8 54260 00621 6 AHM/SFCB19014
AHM621140814N
AHM621140815D
AHM621140825D
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder 454 g 8 54260 00547 9 AHM/SFCB19014
AHM547140815D AHM547140825D

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 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.

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Contact Information

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