This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.
Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.
Updated Food Recall Warning - Organic garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella
- Recall date:
- March 19, 2015
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Accomodation Bio, Country Grocer (Salt Spring)
- British Columbia, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 9731, 9732
Ottawa, March 19, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on March 17, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Industry is recalling organic garlic powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.;
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product||Additional Info|
|Accommodation Bio||"Ail en poudre bio"||Variable||Variable||"Packed on" dates 31OC2014 et 05NO2014||Sold by Accommodation Bio, located at 1298 2e Avenue, Quebec, Quebec from October 31, 2014 to March 17, 2015|
|None||Organic garlic powder||Variable||None||None||Sold from bulk bins at Country Grocer, located at 374 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia from January 1, 2015 to January 14, 2015|
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.
This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States by Frontier Co-op of Norway, Iowa. The recall by the US company is published on the website of the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). 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 products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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