St-Thomas brand bar clams may contain Clostridium botulinum
- Starting date:
- March 12, 2013
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- St-Thomas Fish Market Inc.
- New Brunswick
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|St.Thomas||Bar clams||100 g||05434, 05632||0 81971 90071 1|
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Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with the toxin may cause nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, headache, double vision, dry throat, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die. For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.
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