Organic Girl Green Onion Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Fresh Advancements recalls some Organic Girl brand Green Onions due to E. coli hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/sgXnE

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/37267r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Green Onions are subject to this recall:

  • Organic Girl Premium Organic Green Onions; product code: 4012 404 333; UPC: 8 95203 00154 7

About E. coli enteritis:
E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning is a serious and potentially deadly illness, typically transmitted using the fecal-mouth route by eating or drinking foods or beverages contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7, eating unpasteurized (i.e., raw) milk and (raw) milk products and untreated water.

Common symptoms of E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), vomiting, nausea and headache. People particularly at risk for serious E. coli illness and complications are the very young, the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

To learn more about Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria poisoning, please visit Health Canada’s Web site: http://ht.ly/pjcFR

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CFIA reference number: 8513
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2952
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