Raspberry mousse cakes recalled due to norovirus
- Starting date:
- August 16, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 3
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Pâtisserie Jessica Inc., Produits Pâtisserie Michaud Inc.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Possibly National, Quebec, Saskatchewan
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
What you should do
Who is affected
Ottawa, August 16, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on August 11, 2017 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Industry is recalling various raspberry mousse cakes from the marketplace due to norovirus. Consumers should not consume and retailers, hotels, restaurants and institutions should not sell, or serve the recalled products described below.
Retailers, hotels, restaurants and institutions are advised to check the labels of raspberry mousse cakes or check with their supplier to determine if they have the affected product.
These products may also have been sold frozen or refrigerated, or clerk-served from bakery-pastry counters with or without a label or coding. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
People with norovirus illness usually develop symptoms of gastroenteritis within 24 to 48 hours, but symptoms can start as early as 12 hours after exposure. The illness often begins suddenly. Even after having the illness, you can still become re-infected by norovirus. The main symptoms of norovirus illness are diarrhea, vomiting (children usually experience more vomiting than adults), nausea and stomach cramps. Other symptoms may include low-grade fever, headache, chills, muscle aches and fatigue (a general sense of tiredness). Most people feel better within one or two days, with symptoms resolving on their own, and experience no long-term health effects. As with any illness causing diarrhea or vomiting, people who are ill should drink plenty of liquids to replace lost body fluids and prevent dehydration. In severe cases, patients may need to be hospitalized and given fluids intravenously.
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Who is affected
There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The 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 recalled product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Michaud||Citrus-raspberry greek yogurt mousse||650 g||1667, 1777, 1997, 2017, 2077||0 620737 001806|
|Jessica||Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake||650 g||All products sold up to and including August 11, 2017||Variable|
|None||Raspberry Mousse||35 g||17193||Variable|
|None||Raspberry Dream Cake||1070 g||17192||Variable|
|None||Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake||650 g||17185||Variable|
|Laura Secord||Red Berry Chocolate Mousse Cake||90 g||17201||Variable|
|Laura Secord||Red Berry Chocolate Mousse Cake||85 g||17201||Variable|
|Laura Secord||Red Berries Chocolate Mousse Cake||485 g||17201||Variable|
|Top Dessert||Mousse sampler cake||725 g||17170, 17185||Variable|
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2017-08-11 | Food
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