Boffo’s Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Boffo's Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout Recall [Canada]Boffo’s Fine Foods, a Oakville, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Boffo’s branded Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout due to suspected risk of Clostridium botulinum contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.


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

  • Boffo’s Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout, sold in variable sizes in vacuum-packed clear plastic; affected batch/lots: all packages sold up to and including February 27, 2019

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Boffo’s Fine Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Boffo’s branded Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout from the Canadian marketplace because these Rainbow Trout Fish products may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Fish product 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 Rainbow Trout Fish products, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the Boffo’s Fine Foods at 1-905-845-9303 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

If you have any further questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here:

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout, please search for “Trout” or more generically, “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 Boffo’s Fine Foods, please search for “Boffo” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12826
Recalls Direct RIN: 11191-2019
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