Greenbelt Microgreen Salad Recall Update [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Greenbelt Microgreen Salad Recall [Canada]Greenbelt Microgreens, a Lynden, Ontario establishment, updates its existing recall for numerous batch/lots of Greenbelt Microgreens branded Microgreens to include additional distribution information and best-before date code changes.  The original recall was due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/25Rx30jQIFx

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/66684r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Microgreen Salad products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Arugula Microgreens, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00013 1
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Arugula Microgreens, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00012 4
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Broccoli Microgreens, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with a best-before date code of 30/04/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00017 9
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Broccoli Microgreens, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00016 2
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Fresh Microgreen Mix, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00080 3
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Fresh Microgreen Mix, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00041 4
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Pea Shoots Microgreens, sold in 100 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00023 0
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Pea Shoots Microgreens, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00024 7
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Spicy Microgreen Mix, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00001 8
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Spicy Microgreen Mix, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00000 1
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Spring Pea Microgreen Mix, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00002 5
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Spring Pea Microgreen Mix, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00003 9
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Sunflower Microgreen, sold in 100 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00030 8
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Sunflower Microgreens, sold in 200 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00031 5
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Sweet & Crunchy Microgreen Mix, sold in 75 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 26/04/18, 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00006 3
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Sweet & Crunchy Microgreen Mix, sold in 140 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00007 0
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Wheatgrass, sold in 454 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00036 0
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Wheatgrass, sold in 114 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 30/04/18 and 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00032 2
  • Greenbelt Microgreens branded Wheatgrass, sold in 228 gram clear plastic clamshell containers with best-before date codes of 03/05/18 and a UPC of 8 90082 00035 3

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Microgreen Salad products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, this recall was initiated by the company after a sampling program by Washington State Department of Agriculture (“WSDA”) found that the Broccoli Microgreen product shipped to the United States contained Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), 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 Microgreen Salad products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Salads to the store where you purchased them for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Greenbelt Greenhouse at 1-519-647-1112 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at info@greenbeltmicrogreens.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Microgreen Salad products, please search for “salad” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12218
Recalls Direct RIN: 10128-2018
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