Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

May 06, 2016 21:55 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Webbersfood Brand Salamis Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Dangerous Bacteria

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The food recall warning issued on April 21, 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.

Webbersfood Ltd. is recalling Webbersfood brand salamis from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Nova Scotia from retail as described and have also been sold unlabelled by Webbersfood Ltd. at the Historic Farmers' Market, located at Brewery Square in Halifax, Nova Scotia, up to and including April 9, 2016.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Webbersfood Caraway-pepper Salami Variable None All best before dates up to and including 02 JUL 2016
Webbersfood Italian Fennel Salami Variable None All best before dates up to and including 02 JUL 2016

What you should do

If you think you became sick from eating a recalled product, call your doctor.

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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Background

This recall was triggered by 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.

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Contact Information

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