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Updated Food Recall Warning - Longo's brand Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
July 7, 2016
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Veg-Pak Produce Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10760

Recall details

Ottawa, July 7, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on July 06, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. is recalling Longo's brand Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers Red Thai from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Longo's Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers Variable All units sold up to and
including July 06, 2016
Starts with
0200175

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was 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 test results. 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 this product.

More information

Veg-Pak Produce Ltd.: 416-255-7400, ext. 31

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

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Longo's: Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers

Longo's: Hot Red Thai Chili Peppers

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