Eat Smart brand Salad Shake Ups (single serve) recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Starting date:
December 24, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Buy Low Foods Ltd., Loblaw Companies Limited, Produce Terminal, Sobeys Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
12693

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 24, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on December 14, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Eat Smart brand Salad Shake Ups (single serve) from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes 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 Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. 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
Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups
– Tropical Lime
152 g Best Before DEC 29 2018 DE 29
112 346
7 09351 30197 1
Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups
– Asian Sesame
156 g Best Before DEC 29 2018 DE 29
112 346
7 09351 30244 2
Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups
– Sweet Kale
156 g Best Before DEC 29 2018 DE 29
112 346
7 09351 30243 5

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