Masstown Market brand Kippers & Salmon Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Masstown Market brand Kippers & Salmon Recall [Canada]Masstown Market, a Masstown, Nova Scotia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Masstown Market brand Smoked Kippers and Cold Smoked Salmon products due to suspected risk of Clostridium botulinum contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/kPDI30jeAws

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/66360r-eng.php

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

  • Masstown Market branded Smoked Kippers, sold in variable weights and on a foiled cardboard serving piece with a batch/lot product code of 18.MR.30 and a UPC that starts with 0 208172
  • Masstown Market branded Cold Smoked Salmon, sold in variable weights and on a foiled cardboard serving piece with batch/lot product code of 18.MR.27, 18.AL.07 and 18.AL.11 and a UPC that starts with 208035

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Smoked Fish can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, Masstown Market has recalled certain batch/lots of Masstown Market brand Smoked Kippers and Cold Smoked Salmon from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Fish products identified above.

==> For information about Botulism, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration 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 neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Smoked Kippers and Cold Smoked Salmon, 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 complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at the following page: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Smoked Kippers and Cold Smoked Salmon, please search for “fish” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination, please search for “Botulinum” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Masstown Market, please search for “Masstown” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 9973-2018
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