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Updated Food Recall Warning - Imperial Caviar & Seafood and VIP Caviar Club brand Trout Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Recall date:
- December 15, 2017
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Imperial Caviar & Seafood
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, December 15, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on December 9, 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.
Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling Imperial Caviar & Seafood and VIP Caviar Club brand Trout Roe from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|Imperial Caviar & Seafood||Trout Roe||100 g||1 86866 51017 1||All Best Before dates up to and including December 13, 2018|
|Imperial Caviar & Seafood||Trout Roe||50 g||1 86866 51016 4||All Best Before dates up to and including December 13, 2018|
|VIP Caviar Club||Trout Roe||50 g||1 86866 51016 4||All Best Before dates up to and including December 13, 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.
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.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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Imperial Caviar & Seafood Trout Roe – 50 grams
Imperial Caviar & Seafood Trout Roe – 100 grams
VIP Caviar Club Trout Roe – 50 grams
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