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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Food Recall Warning - Five Star Shellfish Inc. brand oysters recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
August 22, 2016
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Five Star Shellfish Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10850

Recall details

Ottawa, August 22, 2016 - Five Star Shellfish Inc. is recalling Five Star Shellfish Inc. brand large standard and mixed oysters from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Five Star Shellfish Inc. Large Standard Oysters 100 count Harvest Date: 13-Aug-16
Harvest Location: PEI 1Q
None
Five Star Shellfish Inc. Mixed Oysters 100 count Harvest Date: 13-Aug-16
Harvest Location: PEI 1Q
None

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 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

Five Star Shellfish Inc.: 902-831-2906

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

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