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Updated Food Recall Warning - Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Whitefish Roe and VIP Caviar Club brand Salmon Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria
- Recall date:
- January 3, 2018
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Clostridium botulinum
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Imperial Caviar & Seafood
- Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, January 3, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on December 15, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Whitefish Roe and VIP Caviar Club brand Salmon Roe from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|VIP Caviar Club||Salmon Roe||50 g||1 86866 90024 8||27017-02
|VIP Caviar Club||Salmon Roe||50 g||1 86866 90024 8||19417-01
|Imperial Caviar and Seafood||Whitefish Roe||50 g||1 86866 90027 9||17917-02
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming 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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.
Symptoms can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.
This recall was triggered by the CFIA inspection activities. 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 product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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