Tega Organic Herbal Tea Recall [Canada]


Canada/Ottawa: Nu-Tea Company recalls some Tega brand Organic Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos Herbal Tea due to Salmonella hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/ignSQ

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recalls-and-allergy-alerts/complete-listing/2013-02-23/eng/1361664550310/1361667271778

About Salmonella poisoning:
Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) is a very common type of food poisoning caused by the Salmonella bacterium. Although there are thought to be over 2,000 different kinds of these bacteria, only a comparative few make humans sick. Salmonella serotype “Typhimurium” and Salmonella serotype “Enteritidis” are thought to the two most common types in North America. In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections.

Even in otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In rare cases, however, Salmonellosis can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected Aneurysms) Endocarditis and Arthritis. Learn more about Salmonellosis from Health Canada: http://ht.ly/eRVGG

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1622
E. & O. E.

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