Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

January 28, 2015 19:19 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Go Raw Brand 100% Organic Sprouted Sunflower Seeds Recalled Due To Salmonella

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2015) -

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The food recall warning issued on January 15, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information.

Ecomax Nutrition is recalling Go Raw brand 100% Organic Sprouted Sunflower Seeds 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
Go Raw 100% Organic Sprouted Sunflower Seeds 454 g 8 59888 00009 7 ENJOY BEFORE AUG/22/2015 R5 HH:MM *

* HH:MM indicates the time

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was 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.

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Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 this product.

More information

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

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600