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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Health Hazard Alert - Certain GFS brand Sliced Mangos may contain Salmonella

Recall / advisory date:
August 24, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Fresh Start Foods
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
Reference number:
7373

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
GFS SLICED MANGOS 6 lb None None Microbiological - Salmonella

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Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these 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 on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.

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