Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 25, 2015 20:31 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Organic Vegetarian Chicken Broth Powder Recalled due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 25, 2015) - The food recall warning issued on March 23, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Simple Remedies Herbal Solutions is recalling organic vegetarian chicken broth powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold from a bulk bin at Simple Remedies Herbal Solutions located at 1111 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia from March 4, 2015 to March 20, 2015.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
None Organic vegetarian chicken broth powder Variable None None

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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Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States by Frontier Co-op of Norway, Iowa. The recall by the US company is published on the website of the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). 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.

Illnesses

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

More information

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

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
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