Health Hazard Alert – Certain Proti Diet High Protein Chocolate Dream Bar may contain Salmonella bacteria
Ottawa, March 4, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Pro-Amino International Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Proti Diet High Protein Chocolate Dream Bar described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Pro-Amino International Inc, Saint-Eustache, QC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Codes(s) on Product||UPC||Additional Info|
|Proti Diet||High Protein Chocolate Dream Bar||210 g packages (7 bars per package)||CR 18 13B||6 21498 42238 1||Best Before: 2015-08|
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
Fact Sheet: Salmonella Food Safety Facts
For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday) or by filling out the online feedback form.
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