This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.
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Food Recall Warning - Certain Bassé brand and certain President's Choice brand products containing sunflower seeds recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- June 3, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Bassé Frères Alimentation Oriental (2013) Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, June 3, 2016 - Bassé Frères Alimentation Oriental (2013) Inc. is recalling certain Bassé brand and certain President's Choice brand products containing sunflower seeds from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|President's Choice||Mountain Trail Mix||325 g||060383150044||All codes with Best Before 2016JN06 up to and including 2017MR01|
|President's Choice||Roasted Sunflower Seeds Salted||400 g||060383150129||All codes with Best Before 2016AL19 up to and including 2017FE22|
|President's Choice||Roasted Sunflower Seeds Unsalted||400 g||060383150112||All codes with Best Before 2016MA13 up to and including 2017FE20|
|Bassé||Unsalted Sunflower Seed Kernels||230 g||626394109510||All codes with Best Before 2015DE15 up to and including 2016NO11|
|Bassé||Hicking Trail Mix||6 kg||626394267807||All codes with Best Before 2016AU26 up to and including 2017MA31|
|Bassé Alive||Salad Topper – Dried cranberries, sunflower seed kernels and walnuts||425 g||626394274508||All codes with Best Before 2016DE07 up to and including 2017MA19|
|Bassé||Unsalted Sunflower Seed Kernels||454 g||626394843650||All codes with Best Before 2016JN23 up to and including 2016NO17|
|Bassé||Unsalted Sunflower Seed||1.65 kg||626394242705||All codes with Best Before 2016JN16 up to and including 2016OC05|
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 products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
Public enquiries and media
- Public enquiries
- Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
- Media relations
- Telephone: 613-773-6600
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