Food recall warning

Fresh Express brand Salsa! Ensalada Salad Kit recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

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Summary

Product
Salsa! Ensalada Salad Kit
Issue
Food
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products

Distribution
Alberta
British Columbia

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Code
Fresh Express Salsa! Ensalada Salad Kit 343 g 0 71279 30951 4 All Best Before dates from Jan-08-24 up to and including Feb-22-24

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This product was made using cheese recalled by Rizo-López Foods, Inc. in association with an outbreak investigation in the US.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider
  • Check to see if you have recalled products
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Additional information

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country.

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

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.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food - Fruits and vegetables - Fresh
Companies

Recalling firm(s): Fresh Express Incorporated

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Distribution
Alberta
British Columbia
Recall class
Class 1
Identification number
RA-75054
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID
15914
Media and public enquiries

Barbara H Hines Consulting 
Email: Barbara@BarbaraHHinesConsulting.com

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