Certain Hazelnuts In-Shell may contain Salmonella bacteria

Starting date:
May 10, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Notification
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Délices de la Forêt Valli
Distribution:
New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail, Warehouse
CFIA reference number:
8019

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon In-Shell Large Barcelona Hazelnuts 50 lb A102112 None
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon In-Shell Jumbo Barcelona Hazelnuts 50 lb A102112 None
Délices de la Forêt Mixed In-Shell Nuts 50 lb Lot 32112
Lot 34812
Lot 3213
None

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Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis. For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.