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Food Recall Warning - Stahlbush Island Farms brand Cut Green Beans recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- May 6, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Coopérative d'Alentour Inc. , Canadian Choice Wholesalers Ltd., Horizon Distributors, Koyo Foods Inc., Ontario Natural Food Co-Op, PSC Natural Foods Ltd., UNFI Canada Central Region, UNFI Canada Grocery West
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 10582, 10589, 10597, 10599, 10604, 10605, 10612, 10615
Ottawa, May 6, 2016 - Horizon Distributors is recalling Stahlbush Island Farms brand Cut Green Beans from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Stahlbush Island Farms||Cut Green Beans||283 g||16034001, Best By 02/03/2018
15097001, Best By 04/07/2017
14328001, Best By 11/24/2014
15362001, Best By 12/28/2017
14310002, Best By 11/06/2016
|6 38882 00053 7|
What you should do
If you think you became sick from eating a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.
There have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of this product, however, there have been reported illnesses in the United States linked to consuming products manufactured or processed by the same supplier, CRF Frozen Foods.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
- CFIA Media Relations
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