Health Hazard Alert – Certain Trophy brand Hazelnuts In Shell may contain Salmonella bacteria
Ottawa, April 4, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Trophy Foods Inc. are warning the public not to consume Trophy brand Hazelnuts In Shell because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.
This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and may have been distributed to other provinces.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The manufacturer, Trophy Foods Inc., Calgary, Alberta is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIAis monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Additional Info|
|Trophy||Hazelnuts In Shell||454 g packages||0 59966 04848 9||Best before date 2014 NO 05|
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 – A cause of food poisoning
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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