Food recall warning

Komera Original brand Seasoned Hot Pepper Sauce recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

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Summary

Product
Seasoned Hot Pepper Sauce
Issue
Food - Microbial Contamination - Clostridium botulinum
What to do

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

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Komera Original Seasoned Hot Pepper Sauce 148 ml 6 27987 43939 7 All units sold up to and including March 30, 2023

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec and online and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking, including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness. Symptoms of foodborne botulism in children can include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech, generalized weakness and paralysis. In all cases, botulism does not cause a fever. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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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.

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 - Condiments
Companies

Komera Inc.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 1
Identification number
RA-73402
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID
15450
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

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