Shirakiku brand Black Fungus (Kikurage) recalled due to Salmonella
- Starting date:
- September 24, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Possibly National
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
Ottawa, September 24, 2020 - Wismettac Asian Foods Inc. is recalling Shirakiku brand Black Fungus (Kikurage) from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and restaurants should not serve, use, or sell the recalled product described below.
|Shirakiku||Black Fungus (Kikurage)||2.27 kg||0 74410 60403 5||All codes sold up to and including September 24, 2020|
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 or establishment. 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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Who is affected
There have been reported illnesses in the United States that may be associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by the company. 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.
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