Standard Northern Nova Oysters Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: CFIA LogoFisherman’s Market International Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of Standard Northern Nova Oysters brand Oysters due to suspected Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination, a serious health hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/Blea3045Y8d

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2016-09-09/eng/1473441201456/1473441204440

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

  • Standard Northern Nova Oysters brand Oysters for raw consumption, variable sizes and weights, sold with no product numbers, UPC, barcodes or other identifying marks.

According to the CFIA, Fisherman’s Market International Inc. has recalled certain Standard Northern Nova Oysters brand Oysters due to suspected Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination. You should not consume the recalled product identified above.

Vibrio is a naturally-occurring bacterium that can be present at high levels in coastal waters during periods of increased water temperatures. Most people come in contact with Vibrio by eating raw or undercooked shellfish, especially oysters.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Oysters, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact at Fisherman’s Market International, Quality Assurance Dept at 1-902-445-2458, ext. 326 or ext. 282.

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