Imperial Caviar & Seafood / VIP Caviar Club brands Golden Whitefish Roe / Whitefish Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Starting date:
- January 12, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Correction - Updated Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Imperial Caviar & Seafood
- Extent of the product distribution:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, January 12, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on January 11, 2018 has been amended to correctly identify the affected product. The corrections for this product are marked by an asterisk (*) below.
Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling Imperial Caviar & Seafood / VIP Caviar Club brand Golden Whitefish Roe / Whitefish Roe 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 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.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by 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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
Imperial Caviar & Seafood*
Golden Whitefish Roe*
1 86866 00012 2*
VIP Caviar Club*
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