Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 01, 2015 01:25 ET

Food Recall Warning: Shabros Brand Kalonji Whole Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 1, 2015) -

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Shah Brothers Imports is recalling Shabros brand Kalonji Whole from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Shabros Kalonji Whole 170 g 0 59011 01037 9 Batch #597

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.

Background

This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. 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.

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Contact Information

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