Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary brand Gaia Balancing Tea recalled due to Salmonella
- Starting date:
- July 23, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Gaia Garden Herbals Inc.
- British Columbia
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, July 23, 2019 - Gaia Garden Herbals Inc. is recalling Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary brand Gaia Balancing Tea from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.
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 Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
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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 a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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|
|Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary||Gaia Balancing Tea||Variable weight||None – Sold from June 12, 2019 to July 22, 2019, inclusive||None|
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- Company information
- Gaia Garden Herbals Inc.: 604-734-4372
- Public enquiries
- Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
- Media relations
- Telephone: 613-773-6600
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