Madeleine brand Tomalley Spread recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Starting date:
- September 26, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Fruits de Mer Madeleine Inc.
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, September 26, 2014 - Fruits de Mer Madeleine Inc. is recalling Madeleine brand Tomalley Spread from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
What you should do
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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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 recalled products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Madeleine||Tomalley Spread||80 g||None||6 87090 30020 5|
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CFIA Media Relations
For more information
Fruits de Mer Madeleine Inc.: Chantal Bourque 418-986-6016 ext. 225
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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