Food Recall Warning - Shore Lunch brand Fish Breading/Batter Mix recalled due to Salmonella

Recall date:
September 1, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Cav-Tal Foods Ltd., Charles Fidler & Son Ltd., National Importers Canada Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
11682, 11694, 11707

Recall details

Ottawa, September 1, 2017 - Industry is recalling Shore Lunch brand Fish Breading/Batter Mix 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
Shore Lunch Fish Breading/Batter Mix – Cajun Style 255 g 1064828
0 24739 19363 5
Shore Lunch Fish Breading/Batter Mix – Original Recipe 255 g 1064839
0 24739 19362 8

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.


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 associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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

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