Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 07, 2013 21:49 ET

Health Hazard Alert: Certain Nirapara Brand Chutney Powder May Contain Salmonella Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2013) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Incan Global Corp., are warning the public not to consume the Nirapara brand Chutney Powder described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The following Nirapara brand Chutney Powder is affected by this alert.

Product Size UPC Lot code Best Before Date
Dosa / Iddli Chutney Powder 100 g 8 904010 697354 ICP 02 03
04/2013
03/2015
03/2015

This product has been sold at Kairali's Thousand Spices in Edmonton, Alberta.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

The importer, Incan Global Corp., Edmonton, Alberta, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus.

For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page at: http://inspection.gc.ca/food_poisoning.

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600