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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Trophy brand Hazelnuts In Shell may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
April 4, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Trophy Foods Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7946

Advisory details

Ottawa, April 4, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Trophy Foods Inc. are warning the public not to consume Trophy brand Hazelnuts In Shell because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and may have been distributed to other provinces.

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

The manufacturer, Trophy Foods Inc., Calgary, Alberta is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Additional Info
Trophy Hazelnuts In Shell 454 g packages 0 59966 04848 9 Best before date 2014 NO 05

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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