Shore Lunch brand Fish Breading/Batter Mix recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
September 1, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Cav-Tal Foods Ltd., Charles Fidler & Son Ltd., National Importers Canada Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
11682

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 1, 2017 - Industry is recalling Shore Lunch brand Fish Breading/Batter Mix from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

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 Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Shore Lunch Fish Breading/Batter Mix – Cajun Style 255 g 1064828
1/18/2018
0 24739 19363 5
Shore Lunch Fish Breading/Batter Mix – Original Recipe 255 g 1064839
1/17/2018
0 24739 19362 8

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