Certain in shell hazelnuts or mixed nuts in shell may contain Salmonella bacteria
- Starting date:
- May 22, 2013
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Health Hazard Alert
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Various retailers
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
Ottawa, May 22, 2013 - The public warning issued on May 21, 2013 has been updated to include additional product and distribution information.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain in shell hazelnuts or mixed nuts in shell described below because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The following products were sold in packages of various weights or in bulk at the locations indicated below. Consumers who are unsure if they have affected product are advised to check with their retailer.
|Product name||Store name||Location||Dates Sold|
|“Avelines écail”||S. Bourassa Mt-Tremblant Ltée.||1109, de St-Jovite, Mont-Tremblant, QC||November 27, 2012 to May 15, 2013|
|“Avelines en écales”||Jardin du Mont||252, Denison Est, Granby, QC||April 7, 2013 to May 7, 2013|
|“Noix mélangées en écale”||“La Vieille Dépense”||145, St-Joseph, St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, QC||April 16, 2013 to May 13, 2013|
|“Noisette écale“||“La Vieille Dépense”||145, St-Joseph, St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, QC||April 16, 2013 to May 13, 2013|
|“Aveline écalée crue”||L’Intermarché Lagoria||5915, rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC||April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013|
|“Noix mélange en écaille”||Fruiterie Milano Inc.||6862, St-Laurent, Montréal, QC||November 13, 2012 to May 15, 2013|
|“Aveline en écales”||Fruiterie Milano Inc.||6862, St-Laurent, Montréal, QC||November 28, 2012 to December 28, 2012|
|“Noix aveline (sac)”||Avril Supermarché Santé Brossard||8600, boulevard Leduc (Dix30), Brossard, QC||April 19, 2013 to May 15, 2013|
|“Avelines en écales”||Intermarché Palumbo||2710, Désormeaux, Montréal, QC||March 8, 2013 to May 17, 2013|
|“Avelines en écales”||Charcuterie Noël||5733, boulevard Léger, Montréal-Nord, QC||November 9, 2012 to January 31, 2013|
|“Avelines”||Marché Bonanza Lalumière||6852, Jean-Talon Est, Montréal, QC||November 5, 2012 to February 8, 2013|
|“Avelines en écales”||Intermarché DeRisi||8520, boulevard Lacordaire, Montréal, QC||December 3, 2012 to January 31, 2013|
|“Avelines naturelles écales”||Fruiterie Papaye & Mangue||3429, Ontario Est, Montréal, QC||November 27, 2012 to May 15, 2013|
|“Noix mélangées”||Fruiterie Papaye & Mangue||3429, Ontario Est, Montréal, QC||November 27, 2012 to May 15, 2013|
|“Noix aveline (sac)”||Avril Supermarché Santé||1195, chemin du Tremblay, Longueuil, QC||December 19, 2012 to May 15, 2013|
The following hazelnut product was distributed in Quebec by Distribution Yvan Nadeau Inc., St-Léon-de-Standon, QC.
|Brand name||Product name||Size||UPC||Dates Sold|
|Les Distributions Yvan Nadeau Inc.||"Aveline écales"||375 g||6 21001 01813 1||November 26, 2012 to May 14, 2013|
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
These recalls are part of an on-going food safety investigation associated with a recall of bulk hazelnuts from USA. The CFIA is working with the recalling firms and distributors to identify all affected products.
The importer, distributers, and retailers are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
CFIA Media Relations
For more informationFood 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.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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