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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Updated Food Recall Warning - Organic Matters brand Organic Cardamom Seed Whole Green Pods recalled due to Salmonella

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
March 15, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Organic Matters
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
12108

Recall details

Ottawa, March 15, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on March 14, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Organic Matters is recalling Organic Matters brand Organic Cardamom Seed Whole Green Pods from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Organic Matters Organic Cardamom Seed Whole Green Pods 113g None Lot# W5934
Organic Matters Organic Cardamom Seed Whole Green Pods 454g None Lot# W5934

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 Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
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Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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