Organic Matters brand Organic Hojicha Green Tea recalled due to Salmonella
- Starting date:
- May 17, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Om Foods Inc. dba Organic Matters
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, May 17, 2016 - The food recall warning issued on May 13, 2016 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Om Foods Inc. dba Organic Matters is recalling Organic Matters brand Organic Hojicha Green Tea from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold nationally and through Internet sales.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from eating a recalled product, call your doctor.
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 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.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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|
|Organic Matters||Organic Hojicha Green Tea||113 g||
|Organic Matters||Organic Hojicha Green Tea||454 g||
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