Food recall warning

Certain organic poppy seeds recalled due to Salmonella

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Summary

Product
Certain organic poppy seeds
Issue
Food - Microbial Contamination - Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume the recalled product

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
None Poppy Seeds Org Variable (sold in bulk) None All packages sold from March 16, 2022 up to and including April 4, 2022

Issue

Healthy Planet - Markham is recalling certain organic poppy seeds from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold at Healthy Planet – Markham, 8567 McCowan Rd., Unit #2, Markham, ON.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor
  • Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home
  • Do not consume the recalled product
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location 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.

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Additional information

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's inspection activities.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food - Nuts, grains, and seeds
Companies

Healthy Planet - Markham

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
RA-64130
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID
14972
Media and public enquiries

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: information@inspection.gc.ca

Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca