Food recall warning

Moncton Fish Market brand "La" Stimpson's Surf Clams recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

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Summary

Product
"La" Stimpson's Surf Clams
Issue
Food » Microbial Contamination » Clostridium botulinum
What to do

Do not consume the recalled product

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Moncton Fish Market "La" Stimpson's Surf Clams 153 g None All jars that were sold unrefrigerated

Issue

Moncton Fish Market Ltd. is recalling Moncton Fish Market brand "La" Stimpson's Surf Clams that have been sold unrefrigerated from the marketplace because the product may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

The recalled product has been sold at Moncton Fish Market, Moncton, New Brunswick.

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 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

Previous recalls or alerts
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: 2022-01-10
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food » Fish and seafood » Processed
Food » Fish and seafood » Canned
Companies

Moncton Fish Market Ltd.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 1
Identification number
RA-63803
Media and public inquiries
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