Érablière Godbout brand "Sauce spaghetti" recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

Starting date:
September 27, 2020
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Érablière Godbout
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
14031

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 27, 2020 - Érablière Godbout is recalling Érablière Godbout brand "Sauce spaghetti" from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Érablière Godbout "Sauce spaghetti" 500 mL None All units where the label does not mention "Keep Refrigerated"
Érablière Godbout "Sauce spaghetti" 1 L None All units where the label does not mention "Keep Refrigerated"

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 products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.

Symptoms of foodborne botulism in children can include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech, generalized weakness and paralysis. In all cases, botulism does not cause a fever. 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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

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Media enquiries

Company information
Érablière Godbout: Marie-Josée Godbout, 418-998-6696

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

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