AKI brand Chum Salmon Caviar recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

Starting date:
November 24, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
International House of Caviar Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
11895

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 24, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on November 17, 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.

International House of Caviar Ltd. is recalling AKI brand Chum Salmon Caviar from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product 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 product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was 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 including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA's 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
AKI Chum Salmon Caviar 50 g 2018/06/30 6 28451 22603 1

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