Various poppy seeds recalled due to Salmonella
Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled products
|GPE||Organic Poppy Seed||5 kg||0 57736 03042 9||Lot # 071420||Ontario, Saskatchewan|
|None||Organic Poppy Seed||Various (sold from bulk)||none||All packages sold from June 2020 to April 13, 2022, inclusively||Sold at:
Johnvince Foods Retail Store 555 Steeprock Drive, Toronto (Ontario)
|None||Organic Poppy Seed||Various (sold from bulk)||None||All packages sold from April 3, 2020 to February 12, 2022, inclusively||Sold at:
85 Ellesmere Road, Unit 1, Toronto (Ontario)
|None||Poppy Seeds Organic||Various sizes||None||All packages sold from March 1 2020 to January 31 2021||Sold at:
Natural Food Pantry (Formerly Rainbow Foods)
1487 Richmond Road Ottawa, Ontario K2B 6R9
Industry is recalling various poppy seeds from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.
The recalled products have been sold as indicated in the table.
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 products in your home
- Do not consume the recalled products
- Do not serve, use, sell, or distribute the recalled products
- 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.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's inspection activities.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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 products from the marketplace.
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd., Johnvince Foods, Healthy Planet, Natural Food Pantry (Formerly Rainbow Foods),
Media and public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)