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

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - GoMacro brand Everlasting Joy Coconut + Almond Butter + Chocolate Chips Macrobar recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
June 15, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Industry
Distribution:
Alberta, Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
11512

Recall details

Ottawa, June 15, 2017 - Industry is recalling Everlasting Joy Coconut + Almond Butter + Chocolate Chips Macrobar from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
GoMacro Everlasting Joy Coconut + Almond Butter + Chocolate Chips Macrobar 65 g 8 53555 00668 9 3525, Best by 1/10/2018
3553, Best by 1/26/2018

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 Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

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.

Illnesses

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

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Public enquiries and media

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Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
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Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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