Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

May 20, 2015 00:14 ET

Food Recall Warning: Vasco Da Gama Brand Canned Seafood Products Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 20, 2015) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1Hg5HfJ

Industry is recalling Vasco Da Gama brand canned seafood products from the marketplace because they may be contaminated with dangerous bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Vasco Da Gama Mussels in Marinade sauce 115g 5 601105 090023 Es 1200559/PO CE
L 330 M11/2017
Vasco Da Gama Octopus and Squid in Garlic Sauce 120g 5 601105 225258 L2639J-PTC 221 1P CE 11/2018
Vasco Da Gama Squids in Ravigot Sauce 120g 5 601105 071008 LI351I PTC221 1P CE 08/2019
Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Sardines In Vegetable Oil 120g 5 601105 011516 LI8460 06/2019 L050 C 07/2015
PT C 2211P CE
Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Sardines in Hot Tomato Sauce 120g 5 601105 011561 L0851B08/2019,L3151 08/2019,L0151E 08/2019 PTC211 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Polvo E Pota em Óleo Vegetal (Portuguese only) 120g 5 601105 062006 L1120F PT 0221 1P CE
11/07/2017
Vasco Da Gama
Mussels in Red Pickled Sauce
115g 5 601105 090016 Es1200559/PO CE
L203M 07/2017
Vasco Da Gama Mackerel Filets in Vegetable Oil 120g 5 601105 020402 PT C221 1P CE L30380 FCO 10/2018
Vasco Da Gama Mackerel Filets in Olive Oil 120g 5 601105 020501 PT C2375 CE PT G2375 CE
Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Sardines in Olive Oil 120g 5 601105 011523 L0551 E SA 08/2019 PT 0221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Octopus and Squid in Ravigot Sauce 120g 5 601105 061009 L1831J PPC 06/2018
PT C221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Sardines in Hot Tomato Sauce 120g 5 601105 011561 L1850 I 51-P 07/2018
PT C221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Sardines in Hot Sauce 120g 5 601105 011547 L2850C SOP 07/2019 PT C 221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Small Sardines in Hot Sauce 90g 5 601105 230047 L2041L POP 01/2019 PT C221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Small Sardines in Tomato Sauce 90g 5 601105 230030 L2241L 01/2019 PT C221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Small Sardines in Vegetable Oil 90g 5 601105 230054 L0344V PO 04/2019 PT C221 1P CE
Vasco Da Gama Horse Mackerel in Vegetable Oil 120g 5 601105 130026 L0639B CARD 06/11/2018 PT C221 1P CE

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 dangerous bacteria 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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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.

More information

CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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