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Updated Food Recall Warning - Organic Traditions brand Sprouted Flax Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
September 27, 2014
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Advantage Health Matters
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9300

Recall details

Ottawa, September 27, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on September 11, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions brand Sprouted Flax Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder from the marketplace due to Salmonella. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Organic Traditions Sprouted Flax Seed Powder 227 g AHM626140818D 8 54260 00626 1
Organic Traditions Sprouted Flax Seed Powder 454 g AHM553140818D 8 54260 00553 0
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder 227 g AHM621140808D
AHM621140811D
AHM621140811N
8 54260 00621 6
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder 454 g AHM547140806N
8 54260 00547 9

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

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

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