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Health Hazard Alert - Certain KROWN brand CHERRY TOMATOES and various STORE-MADE PARTY TRAYS containing CHERRY TOMATOES may contain Salmonella bacteria
Recall / advisory date:
November 21, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Company / Firm:
Canada Safeway Ltd., The Lid Company
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
Ottawa, November 21, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the cherry tomatoes and store-made party trays containing cherry tomatoes described below because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.
These products have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, North West Territories and Yukon and may have been distributed nationally.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
The importer and retailers are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
Codes(s) on Product
0 33383 65520 8
Dates sold: November 13 to 21, 2012, inclusive
None - Sold at Safeway stores
Various store-made party trays containing cherry tomatoes
Dates sold: November 14 to 21, 2012, inclusive
Food contaminated with Salmonella may
not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause
salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with
weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections.
In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high
fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term
complications may include severe arthritis.