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Expanded Health Hazard Alert - Certain ENERGY NUGGETS may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
September 27, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Central Roast Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7454

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 27, 2012 - The public warning issued on September 26, 2012 has been expanded to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Energy Nuggets described below because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The following Energy Nuggets are affected by this alert:

(bags)

BrandProductSizeUPCCodes / DatesDistribution
Community Naturals Energy Nuggets Variable weight UPC: Begins with 2 7467 Pack dates between 12/AU/20 and 12/SE/27 Community Natural Foods stores in Calgary, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk PLU#6037 Sold up to Sept. 27, 2012 Askews Foods
2701-11th Ave NE Salmon Arm, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Bin#1184 Sold from Aug 20, 2012 to Sept 26, 2012 Drive Organics
1045 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Bin#1016 Sold from Aug 8, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Amaranth Whole Foods Market
7 Arbour Lake Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Amaranth Whole Foods Market Energy Nuggets Variable weight UPC: Begins with 0 200920 PLU##920 Sold from Aug 8, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Amaranth Whole Foods Market
7 Arbour Lake Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Amaranth Whole Foods Market Energy Nuggets Variable weight UPC: Begins with 2  72160 PLU#72160 Sold from Sept 6, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Amaranth Whole Foods Market
101 Riel Dr, St Albert, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk PLU 227854 Sold from AU 9, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Organza Natural & Organic Market
2-230 Osborne St, Winnipeg, MB
No label (sold in bags) Natural Energy Nuggets 150 g None Sold from AU 20, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Whole Foods Market
103-1770 Main St Penticton, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk PLU#6907 Sold from: August 1, 2012 to Sept 26, 2012 Whole Foods Markets in Vancouver and West Vancouver, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 1779 Sold from: August 2, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012 Planet Organic
109 3995 Quadra St Victoria, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 1779 Sold from: August 30, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012 Planet Organic
100-10233 Elbow Drive SW Calgary, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 1779 Sold from: Sept. 11, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012 Planet Organic
Unit 100-4625 Varsity Drive, Calgary, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 1779 Sold from: August 24, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012 Planet Organic
7917-104 St Edmonton, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 33101 Sold up to Sept. 27, 2012 Blush Lane Organics
8135 102 Street NW Edmonton, AB
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Bin #6085 Sold from: August 27, 2012 to Sept. 27, 2012 Green's Organic and Natural Market
1978 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Code: 884 Sold from AU 20, 2012 to Sept 27, 2012 Lifestyle Market
2950 Douglas Street, Ste 180, Victoria, BC
Old Fashion Foods Energy Nuggets 500 GMS Variable Weights Begins with 0 200284 Packed on date: SE.06.12 Old Fashion Foods
520 University Park Dr, Regina, SK
None Energy Nuggets 160 g - 210 g Starting with 2 08540 Sold up to Sept. 27, 2012 Mom's Nutrition Centre,
Saskatoon, SK
None Energy Nuggets 132 g - (bags) 200331 003804 Sold from Sept 12, 2012 to Sept. 26, 2012 Nature's Pantry
3744 1st Ave Smithers, BC
No label (sold in bags) Organic Energy Nuggets Variable None Packaged on Sept 1/12 and Sept 8/12; Sold from Sept 1 to Sept 27, 2012 Riverside Grocery
201 Lowe St Whitehorse YT
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk None Sold up to Sept 26, 2012 Mountain Goodness Natural Foods
308 West 1st Street Revelstoke, BC
None Energy Nuggets Sold from Bulk Part # 35212 Sold from AU 22, 2012 to Sept 26, 2012 Newport Market
38078 Cleveland Avenue Squamish, BC

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

This recall is part of an ongoing food safety investigation. The CFIA is working with various parties to identify and recall all affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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.

The importers are voluntarily recalling the affected product 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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