Updated Food Recall Warning - AKI brand Chum Salmon Caviar recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Recall date:
- November 17, 2017
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- International House of Caviar Ltd.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, November 17, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on November 3, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
International House of Caviar Ltd. is recalling AKI brand Chum Salmon Caviar from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC|
|AKI||Chum Salmon Caviar||100 g||2018/08/30||6 28451 22604 8|
|AKI||Chum Salmon Caviar||50 g||2018/08/30||6 28451 22603 1|
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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.
Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.
Symptoms of foodborne botulism in children can include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech, generalized weakness and paralysis. In all cases, botulism does not cause a fever. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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