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Food recall warning

Various poppy seeds recalled due to Salmonella

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Various poppy seeds
Food - Microbial Contamination - Salmonella
What to do

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

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Distribution
None Poppy Seeds 300 g 6 28384 90432 7 Lot # 112033113-07 12/16 Sold at:

Oak Manor Organic, 756907 Oxford County Road #5, Tavistock (Ontario)
None Organic Poppy Seeds Variable None All packages sold from May 21, 2021 to April 13, 2022 inclusively Sold at:

Sunnyside Natural Market, 338 - 10th Street NW, Unit 10, Calgary (Alberta)
Moulin Abénakis Organic Poppy Seeds 400 g 0 67486 10904 7 All lots starting with 20 or 21 Sold in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories
Grainworks Organic Poppy Seeds 500 g 6 27544 10863 6 Lot # 7788-08 Sold in Alberta and British Columbia and online
Grainworks Organic Poppy Seeds 1.5 kg 6 27544 10864 3 Lot # 7788-08 Sold in Alberta and British Columbia and online
Grainworks Organic Poppy Seeds 11.34 kg 6 27544 10862 9 Lot # 7788-08 Sold in Alberta and British Columbia and online


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.

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Additional information


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.

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Food - Nuts, grains, and seeds

Oak Manor Organic, Sunnyside Natural Market, Distribution Horizon Nature, Grainworks Inc.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID
14936, 14944, 14945, 14946
Change log
2022-04-19: Amended to correctly identify affected lots for Moulin Abénakis brand Organic Poppy Seeds
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