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Health Hazard Alert - Store-made FRUIT CUPS, YOGURTS, and SALADS sold at Sunterra Markets in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta may contain Salmonella Braenderup bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 30, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Sunterra Market
Distribution:
Alberta
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7398

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 30, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sunterra Market are warning the public not to consume the store-made Fruit cups, Yogurts, and Salads described below because these products contain recalled Daniella mangoes as an ingredient which may be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup.

The following products are affected by this alert.

ProductUPCSizeBest Before Dates Up to and including
Fresh Mango Cup 0204628 602992 210 g 2012AU28
Strawberry and Mango Cup 0201747 602995 210 g 2012AU27
Quinoa and Mango Salad 0201725 201400 Various weights 2012AU30
Strawberry and Mango Salad 0201745 201404 Various weights 2012AU29
Quinoa, Mango and Edamame Salad Box 0201726 307996 450 g 2012AU29
Cajun Chicken and Fresh Mango Salad Box 0211527 307996 440 g 2012AU27

These products were sold at Sunterra Markets in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.

The following product was sold from one Sunterra market location only, Lendrum Shopping Centre 5728- 111 Street Edmonton, AB.

ProductUPCSizeBest Before Dates Up to and including
Granola and Yogurt Cup Mango and Raspberries 0208236 602993 294 g 2012AU27

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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 diarrhoea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis. If you think you have illness symptoms related to salmonellosis, please contact your family doctor.

The manufacturer, Sunterra Market, Calgary, Alberta is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/salmonellae.shtml

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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More information

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.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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