Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 17, 2016 17:09 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Organic Traditions Brand Sprouted Flax Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 17, 2016) -

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The food recall warning issued on February 8, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Sprouted Flax Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Organic Traditions Sprouted Flax Seed Powder 227 g 8 54260 00626 1 LOT:AHM626151118N
All best before dates
Organic Traditions Sprouted Flax Seed Powder 454 g 8 54260 00553 0 LOT:AHM553151118N
All best before dates
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder 227 g 8 54260 00621 6 LOT:AHM621151211N
All best before dates

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

Background

This recall was triggered by 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

- Advantage Health Matters: 1-800-304-1497

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

Contact Information

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