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Health Hazard Alert - Certain BOLTHOUSE FARMS brand CARROT CHIPS may contain Salmonella bacteria
- Recall / advisory date:
- November 2, 2012
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Ippolito Fruit & Produce Ltd., Walmart Canada Corp.
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 7555, 7554
Ottawa, November 2, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Bolthouse Farms brand Carrot Chips described below because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
The affected product, Bolthouse Farms brand Carrot Chips, product of USA, is sold in 16 oz. (1 lb) 454 g bags bearing the following information on the front right corner of the bags:
NOV 12 2012
04 T XXXX
BF 212 J11
UPC 71464 17209
NOV 13 2012
04 T XXXX
BF 212 J 12
UPC 71464 17209
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The CFIA is working with Canadian importers, distributors, and retailers to recall all affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Bolthouse Farms||Carrot Chips||16 oz. (1 lb) 454 g||
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.
Bolthouse Farms brand Carrot Chips
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