Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 18, 2011 19:48 ET

Health Hazard Alert: Certain Richardson's Farm Market Brand Pasteurized Apple Cider May Contain Salmonella Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2011) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Richardson's Farm Market brand Pasteurized Apple Cider described below, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The affected product, Richardson's Farm Market brand Pasteurized Apple Cider, was sold in 1 L plastic jugs from November 5 to November 9, 2011, inclusive.

This product was sold at Richardson's Farm Market in Dunnville, ON and at the Hagersville Farmer's Market in Hagersville, ON.

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 this 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 diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page at:

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:

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