Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 19, 2015 17:06 ET

Food Recall Warning: The Healthy Butcher Brand Smoked Fish Voluntarily Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 19, 2015) - The Healthy Butcher is voluntarily recalling smoked fish from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The affected products were sold in variable weight packages at The Healthy Butcher retail locations in Ontario.

Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected products are advised to contact their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
The Healthy Butcher House Smoked Fish - Wild Mackerel Variable Starting with
0201230
"Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher House Smoked Fish - Pickerel Variable Starting with 0201231 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher House Smoked White Sturgeon Variable Starting with 0202149 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher Smoked Fish - White Fish Variable Starting with 0202150 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher House Smoked Organic B.C. Chinook Salmon Variable Starting with 0202151 "Pkgd. on" dates up
to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher Smoked Fish - Pickerel Variable Starting with 0202152 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher Smoked Fish - Steelhead Trout Variable Starting with 0202153 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16
The Healthy Butcher Smoked Albino Rainbow Trout Variable Starting with 0202158 "Pkgd. on" dates
up to and including
2015.JL.16

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.

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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (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 these products.

More information

- The Healthy Butcher: Mario Fiorucci, 416-540-0321

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

Contact Information

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