Health Hazard Alert – Certain Shabros brand Coriander Cumin Powder may contain Salmonella bacteria
Ottawa, July 8, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Shah Brothers Imports are warning the public not to consume the Shabros brand Coriander Cumin Powders described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
The importer, Shah Brothers Imports, Mississauga, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIAis monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Codes(s) on Product||UPC|
|Shabros||Coriander Cumin Powder||170 g||Batch # 407||0 59011 00910 6|
|Shabros||Coriander Cumin Powder||340 g||Batch # 407||0 59011 00898 7|
For more information, consumers and industry can contact:
Shah Brothers Imports at 905-670-9515.
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.
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