Listeriosis: reminder sticks turnip

News 1 February, 2018
  • QMI agency

    Thursday, February 1, 2018 02:42

    Thursday, February 1, 2018 02:42

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    OTTAWA – The company Sawler Gardens Ltd recalling sticks turnip of the mark “Sawler”, because this product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

    The product covered by the recall were sold in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, but may have been distributed nationally. It is: “Sticks turnip” in the format 340 g (CODE: 18 FE 18 – CUP: 6 21063 36600 3).

    Persons in possession of this product should not consume it. They must throw it away or return it in-store.

    The canadian food inspection agency (CFIA) has stated that “food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, are not necessarily of alteration visible or smell suspicious, but can still make you sick”.

    Among the possible symptoms in people who consumed the contaminated food, include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and stiffness of the nape of the neck.

    The CFIA stresses that no cases of illness associated with the consumption of this food has not been reported.