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Updated Food Recall Warning - Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Whitefish Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

Recall date:
January 19, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Imperial Caviar & Seafood
Distribution:
Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11992

Recall details

Ottawa, January 19, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on January 12, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Whitefish Roe from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Imperial Caviar & Seafood Whitefish Roe 50 g 1 86866 90027 9 Lot #: 14017-01
BB/MA: 29-MAI-2018

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 can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.

Background

This recall was triggered by the 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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
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