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Updated Food Recall Warning - Quaker Harvest brand Quinoa Granola Bars and Spitz brand Sunflower Kernels recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- June 2, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Quaker Canada
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, June 2, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on May 16, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information.
Quaker Canada, a business unit of PepsiCo Canada ULC, is recalling Quaker Harvest brand Quinoa Granola Bars and Spitz brand Sunflower Kernels from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|Quaker Harvest||Quinoa Granola Bars - Chocolate Nut Medley||175 g
|All lot codes and best before dates||0 55577 11021 8|
|Quaker Harvest||Quinoa Granola Bars - Yogurt, Fruit & Nut||175 g
|All lot codes and best before dates||0 55577 11020 1|
|Spitz||Salted Sunflower Kernels||100 g||All lot codes and best before dates||0 69579 21000 5|
|Spitz||Dill Pickle Sunflower Kernels||100 g||All lot codes and best before dates||0 69579 21001 2|
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 products 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 the company. 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 associated with the consumption of these products.
- For Quaker Harvest Quinoa Granola Bars: Quaker Canada – Consumer Contact: 1-800-267-6287
- For Spitz Sunflower Kernels: Spitz – Consumer Contact: 1-800-376-2257
- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
- CFIA Media Relations
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