Certain sweetened dried cranberries recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Starting date:
June 19, 2020
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Les Aliments Johnvince
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
13876

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 19, 2020 - Les Aliments Johnvince is recalling certain sweetened dried cranberries from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Additional information
None Sweetened dried cranberries
PLU 5176
Variable weights (plastic bag of approximately 300 g) None 06472
06481
0648
This packaged product may have been sold with or without codes from May 28, 2020 up to and including June 8, 2020. 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 the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

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Media enquiries

Company information
Les Aliments Johnvince: 450-655-4764, ext. 2221

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
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