Ova Easy brand dried egg product recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
February 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Vanderpol's Eggs Ltd.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8627

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 17, 2014 - Vanderpol's Eggs Ltd. is recalling Ova Easy brand Tasty Nutritious Egg dried egg product from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was 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.

Who is affected

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

Background

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Ova Easy Tasty Nutritious Egg – Dried Egg Product 113 g B1913-A & B1913-B 8 95218 00010 8

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