Food recall warning

Certain Tiger Nuts recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation

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Summary

Product
Tiger Nuts
Issue
Food - Microbial Contamination - Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled product

Affected products

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Sold at:

None
(product originated from Bistak Enterprises Inc.)

Tiger Nuts

0.5 lb

None

All units sold up to and including November 18, 2021.

African Foodways Market
1741 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, MB

African Foodways Market
1-A 282 St Anne's Rd
Winnipeg, MB

Issue

African Foodways Market is recalling certain re-packaged Tiger Nuts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation.

The recalled product has been sold in Manitoba.

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
  • Do not serve, use, sell, or distribute 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 a referral from The Saskatchewan Health Authority. 

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: 2022-01-17
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food - Other
Companies

African Foodways Market

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
RA-63830
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID
14817
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