Quebec, August 9, 2012 – MAPAQ, in collaboration with the company of Diane Dumont located at 1468, Bellevue Street , St. Lambert de Lauzon, warning people who are in possession of duck eggs corresponding to the description provided below not to eat them, because they may be contaminated with Salmonella .
Duck eggs that are the subject of this alert are sold in packages of 12 eggs in several institutions in the region of Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches. The product bears the inscription “duck eggs Diane Dumont, 1468 Bellevue St., Lambert G0S 2W0 418 889-8042 “ and the words “best before” date display “1708 12”.
One illness that can be associated with the consumption of this product has been reported to date MAPAQ.
The company is voluntarily recalling the product. They have agreed with MAPAQ to disseminate this warning as a precaution. Also, people who have this product in their possession are advised not to eat it and return it to the institution where they bought it or to throw it away. Even if the product does not show evidence of tampering or strange odor, it is likely to be contaminated withSalmonella .
Consumption of undercooked food contaminated with this bacteria may cause salmonellosis.This foodborne illness can result in healthy people symptoms of short duration with a high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious infections. Salmonellosis may cause long-term complications including severe arthritis.